You Fangming, 26, postponed what should have been her May wedding ceremony and will have it in September instead, hoping the banquet won't be canceled due to the impact of the novel coronavirus in the coastal city of Dalian, Liaoning province.
Air ticket and travel reservations have risen significantly after an official announced that Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the top level to the second level starting April 30.
"The government adopted very swift actions, and notified the WHO four days later, and shared information seven days later with the Americans," he said.
Although the impact of novel coronavirus on human reproductive systems seems minimal based on the data available, couples are being advised to wait for three to six months for pregnancy after recovering from COVID-19.
The national college entrance examination, or gaokao, will be postponed for a month to July 7 and 8 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Education said.