British actor Nigel Dixon is trying to calm frayed nerves in the central Chinese city of Wuhan with his online social media miniseries Mr Pea.
The 53-year-old, who does an impersonation of British sitcom character Mr Bean, traveled to the region at the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in early January.
He refused to leave Wuhan even as it went into lockdown, saying he worried that he could spread the virus and that he wanted to show support to the people in China.
A man from eastern China’s Jiangsu province was filmed dancing enthusiastically at his doorstep, celebrating the end of his 14-day self-quarantine. He commemorated it by going for a run and playing soccer.
A man in eastern China’s Zhejiang province held a “concert” from his apartment’s balcony, in a bid to cheer up neighbors who have been staying indoors amid the coronavirus outbreak that has swept the country.
A golden retriever in southeastern China’s Anhui province was born with a cleft palate, a condition in which there is an opening in the roof of its mouth. Although the vet said the puppy had only a slim chance of survival, she made it through.