Rescuers try to dismantle the hull of Eastern Star, the passenger ship capsized by a tornado, in an effort to search for the missing in the section of Jianli on the Yangtze River, central China's Hubei Province, June 6, 2015. (Photo/Xinhua)
Death toll reaches 406
By 18:00 Saturday, 406 bodies have been recovered, 14 people found alive and 36 still unaccounted for, the rescue headquarters said. [Special coverage]
The headquarters will hold a memorial at the rescue site Sunday to pay respects to the dead, the seventh day after the ship capsized Monday night. More than 2,000 family and relatives are expected to mourn the dead in silence and ships will sound sirens.
DNA samples collected from 387 bodies
By 16:00 Saturday, mortuary houses in Hubei province have received 387 bodies, said Peng Jun, head of the provincial department of civil affairs. Authorities have collected DNA samples from all these bodies. At the same time, DNA samples from the family members have also been collected.
Satellite TVs banned from broadcasting entertainment programs Sunday and Monday
Between 24:00 Saturday and 24:00 Monday, all satellite television channels are not allowed to broadcast or record entertainment programs, according to the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.