President Trump has repeatedly accused Beijing of being responsible for the global spread of the “Chinavirus”, which has caused the most victims worldwide in the US. The country has shared the first infection cases much too late, according to Trump, who has often downplayed the virus himself.
The business community and schools in China have largely resumed their activities and things are also improving in other areas, according to the amended travel advice. The department is still warning American citizens of the risk of arbitrary arrest, including in Hong Kong.
Chinese President Xi Jinping declared a week ago while decorating medical personnel that the country has conquered the virus. The approach figures in the Chinese propaganda machine as an example of good leadership.