China: Schools open after victory against COVID-19

China has opened schools in various big cities after winning the battle against the coronavirus. Schools in the China were closed from last three months due the spread of deadly pandemic outbreak. Read Also: China introduces digital currency to counter dollar monopoly In Shanghai, the middle and high schools are opened for the senior students while only senior classes are started in Beijing so that the student could prepare for the university admission tests. Schools in other parts of the Country are also opened today while in Wuhan, schools will be opened from 6th May. The students are being checked while entering the campus and only healthy students can go into class. Read Also: US Women’s football equal pay claim dismissed by court Schools in the country were closed from last three months due the spread of deadly pandemic outbreak.

Coronavirus themed game banned in China

A coronavirus themed game has been blocked on Steam in China because of its politically motivated content. In order to win Coronavirus Attack, players have to stop “selfish zombies” from escaping a country infected with the virus. Players reported the game for using the same colour scheme as the Chinese flag, with virus-shaped animations in place of its stars. The game has been inundated with negative reviews on Steam’s store. “A selfish-zombie virus has infected throughout the country,” reads the game’s description. “The virus carriers are attempting to flee the country. “Your purpose is to prevent the selfish zombie virus carriers from escaping and infecting the world.” Players can also collect badges that include “Liberate Honk Kong” and “Taiwan is not in China”. The creator behind the Coronavirus-themed game, MythZ, told news site Abacus he had developed the project as a protest against the Chinese government. He said he was unhappy with how it had handled the pandemic. Read Also: China:Schools open after victory against COVID-19 Some Steam users are calling for the game, which remains available in other countries, to be removed from the platform globally. “Imagine making a game to joke about the pandemic situation around the world, using people’s death for entertainment,” said one player in a negative review. Coronavirus Attack is not the first Steam game to be blocked in China. Hugely popular simulation game Plague Inc. was blacklisted in March as the Covid-19 outbreak worsened. Read Also: Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days The plague-themed game, which experienced a spike in popularity around the world in January, tasks players with creating their own pathogen to wipe out the human race. Some players at the time suggested they were downloading the game as a way to cope with fears surrounding the virus.

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