China re-closes all cinemas over coronavirus fears

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In an abrupt reversal of policy, China’s Film Bureau have ordered all venues that had reopened to cease trading immediately

All Chinese cinemas have been ordered to close again after trading began to resume. Late on Friday evening, China’s Film Bureau issued a decree ordering all venues to shut down, offering no reason for the change in policy.

Around 600 movie theatres out of the country’s some 70,000 screens had reopened in the past 10 days and although business had been minimal, it is believed that fears over a possible second wave of coronavirus infections are central to the decision.

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