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56th day records nearly a half million attendance

06-26-2010 15:29 BJT Special Report: Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

The Expo site attracted 480,900 visitors yesterday despite drizzles.

Among yesterday's visitors, 167,100 were on tour groups and 104,300 visitors used free tickets Shanghai government distributed to local residents.

A total of 37,201 tickets were sold on site, with 13,186 night admissions.

By 5pm, 54 out of the 136 shows on schedule were staged, attracting 19,600 spectators. A total of 6,272 volunteers served on the site.

Altogether 256 people were treated at the five medical service stations in the Expo site by 4pm, including 38 suffering injuries.

Expo dining and shopping guide maps are availed at information centers since yesterday.

More visitors are expected today. Individual tourists are advised to enter the site off the peak hours from 9am to 11am.

Only gates at Puxi's Madang Road and Xizang Road S. are now exclusive to individual visitors, as starting yesterday, the gates at Shangnan Road and Gaoxiong Road S. joined the other gates to open to group visitors.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: expo2010.cn

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