In this Week in Photos, the Beijing market at the center of a recent COVID-19 outbreak opens its gates to vendors for the first time in two months; lightning strikes more than twice in Shanghai; and residents around the country try to beat the heat.
Lightning strikes the skies above Pudong, Shanghai, Aug. 10, 2020. Aly Song/People Visual
A child lights up prior to a night run in Hefei, Anhui province, Aug. 15, 2020. Ge Jun/People Visual
Beachgoers in “facekinis” enjoy the waters in Qingdao, Shandong province, Aug. 15, 2020. Huang Jiexian/People Visual
A woman in sun-protection gear walks along a road in Chongqing, Aug. 10, 2020. Chen Chao/CNS/People Visual
A woman juggles phone, umbrella, and mask on a rainy day in Beijing, Aug. 12, 2020. Tingshu Wang/People Visual
A ring-tailed lemur licks a popsicle offered by a zookeeper on a hot summer day in Yantai, Shandong province, Aug. 10, 2020. Tang Ke/People Visual
A vendor in a red identifying vest stands atop his truck in Xinfadi market, Beijing, Aug.15, 2020. The market had been closed since June 13, when a COVID-19 outbreak was traced back to the area. Shi Yangkun/Sixth Tone