On Thursday, Chinese Authorities cancelled flights and schools were ordered to close after a new covid-19 strain outbreaked. Testing has been increased among the people and tourists.
With the strict measures, Beijing has zero covid cases. Beijing has strict border closures and lockdowns without any relaxation.
The outbreaks came after an elderly couple were travelling in a group with various tourists. Before flying to Xi’an, Gansu province and Inner Mongolia, the couple started in Shanghai.
Including the capital of China, Beijing, various cases have been found in link with close contacted people. Local government has now fasten up the testing and closed popular spots and tourist sites. Schools and restaurants are also the main target of lockdown. Many areas of entertainment is also affected.
People of various regions including Lanzhou, a city with four million people are now told not to leave unnecessarily. People who need to leave should have a covid-19 negative report. As per the data received from aviation tracker VariFlight, airports in the affected regions have cancelled hundreds of flights. Main airports that include Xi’an and Lanzhou, have banned 60 percent of flights.
On Thursday, China’s National Health Commission said that there were 13 new domestic cases reported.