China’s Hubei bans vehicle traffic to contain coronavirus outbreak

China’s Hubei province, home to Wuhan City and the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, will ban pedestrian vehicle traffic to contain its spread, local government officials announced on Sunday.
Service vehicles, including ambulances, police cars, and those carrying essential goods, will be exempted from the ban.
Authorities in the province stated that they would also implement routine temperature and health checks on all residents and that businesses can only resume work under the government’s permission.
Source: CNBC