Brand-new RMB banknotes worth 600 billion yuan ($85.87 billion) were dispatched across China on Jan 17

Brand-new RMB banknotes worth 600 billion yuan ($85.87 billion) were dispatched across China on Jan 17, the central bank said, considering the safety of old banknotes and the likelihood of #COVID19 via contact. Banknotes circulation across provinces were halted as a precaution.

I remember reading years ago somewhere about paper currency being used as a means of transmitting a lethal disease or drug.

 

 

China Quarantines Cash to Sanitize Old Bank Notes From Virus

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-15/china-quarantines-cash-to-sanitize-old-bank-notes-from-virus

www.globaltimes.cn/content/1179639.shtml

www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/china-sanitises-old-currency-notes-against-coronavirus-with-ultraviolet-rays-high-temperature/story-fSJXknU0PzxbmYpdVwCmSM.html

 

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