The Shanghai Ballet Company dancers are taking coronavirus precautions during rehearsals, including wearing masks and disinfecting the floors, footage shot in Shanghai on Monday shows.
«Before the dancers arrive, the cleaner wipes down the barre and floor with disinfectant. We also test the body temperature before entering. If it is higher than 37.3 Celsius (99.14 Fahrenheit), you can't enter... Еще the room,» Director of Shanghai Ballet Group Xin Lili said, as the dancers rehearse for 'The Lady of the Camellias,' to be staged at the National Ballet of China.
Some of the shows have been cancelled or postponed, but the ballet group will continue to prepare for the world tour.
According to the latest reports by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), at least 92,000 people have been infected by the COVID-19 so far and over 3,000 people have died. There are currently 80,151 cases confirmed on China's mainland.