WUHAN, March 23 (Xinhua) -- A total of 115 A-level tourist attractions have reopened to the public by Monday noon in central China's Hubei Province that was hard hit by the COVID-19 outbreak over the past few months, according to local authorities.
The attractions reopened with strict epidemic prevention and control measures, according to the provincial department of culture and tourism.
Of the attractions, four are under Class 5A and 35 under Class 4A. Most of the attractions feature "flower tours," the department said.
China's tourist attractions are graded based on their quality, with those with the highest quality branded "Class 5A," and the lowest "Class 1A." Hubei has 421 A-level tourist spots.
The department issued a guideline on Sunday, providing 20 items on the resumption of operations in these tourist spots. It said that tourist attractions in low-risk areas could reopen to the public, while those in medium- and high-risk areas will remain closed.