Scantily clad clubbers have been pictured kissing, cuddling and gyrating without a care in the world in the former epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, Wuhan.
Revellers poured into night time venues across the Chinese city where the killer bug is believed to have originated in unhygienic wet markets where live and dead animals were kept side by side.
The striking images mark a stark contrast for the UK’s clubbing scene, which has been a no-go since March.
Young people were seen cramming together in groups to enjoy music while guzzling booze.
Wuhan has seen its fortunes spun with its economy booming as people return to work, shopping, restaurants, bars and clubs.
The city – home to 11 million people – has reported no new cases of the virus since May.
China appears to have almost wiped out the bug. But it did record 14 new imported cases of coronavirus on Friday – bringing the country’s overall total to 85,269 and 4,634 deaths.
Meanwhile, Britain is experiencing an unwelcome resurgence of the deadly virus.
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Pubs are on the verge of closing again as Boris Johnson desperately tries to keep a lid on the explosion of new cases.
Johnson is considering whether to impose national lockdown restrictions after scientists urged him to act now, it has been reported.
The Prime Minister earlier admitted the UK is experiencing a second wave.
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He announced repeat offenders who have Covid-19 but refuse to isolate will be hit with £10,000 fines.
Johnson also buckled to pressure to increase support for lower-earning workers who are forced to quarantine by providing them with a £500 payment to stay home.
The UK could reportedly be hit with temporary lockdowns for as long as six months, until a vaccine is developed to combat the coronavirus.
Large swathes of Britain are now under new restrictions, with the infection rate rising across the country.
Government sources claim the PM is considering a two-week “circuit-breaker” lockdowns to contain the virus.
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