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China's Wuhan Mayor, who warned world of mass holiday exodus after COVID-19, resigns

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The mayor of China's Wuhan city, the epicentre of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic that has wreaked havoc across the world, has abruptly resigned from his post, official media reported on Friday. Mayor Zhou Xianwang had warned the world that over five million Wuhan residents had left for long holidays, sparking fears of the spread of the coronavirus at home and abroad. Zhou has resigned as Wuhan's mayor, official media reported.