In this Week in Photos, city streets begin to stutter back to life; China celebrates a haircut holiday; and masked dancers from the Shanghai Ballet strike a pose.
Pedestrians wait to cross the street in Shanghai, Feb. 27, 2020. Wu Huiyuan/Sixth Tone
A couple embraces on an escalator in Shanghai, Feb. 27, 2020. Wu Huiyuan/Sixth Tone
Sightseers enjoy the view from the Bund in Shanghai, Feb. 24, 2020. Chen Jianhui for Sixth Tone
Dancers from the Shanghai Ballet pose for a photo during a livestreamed class in Shanghai, Feb. 29, 2020. Ren Long/Xinhua
A child gets his bangs trimmed for the Longtaitou Festival in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, Feb. 24, 2020. Held on the second day of the second month of the lunar calendar, Chinese traditionally mark the festival by getting a haircut. Meng Delong/IC
A man makes a call near a temporary trash dump in Beijing, Feb. 24, 2020. Many communities have closed themselves off as the city battles to keep the COVID-19 epidemic from spreading. Pu Feng/dixphoto
An interior view of an under-construction natural gas storage tank in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, Feb. 28, 2020. Chen Yongjian/IC