China restricts overseas travel to curb COVID-19 outbreak
China on Wednesday (Aug 4) tightened overseas travel restrictions for its citizens as part of efforts to contain rising COVID-19 cases, after ...
That does not yet mean a blanket overseas travel ban for the Chinese public.AdvertisementImmigration official Liu Haitao told a press briefing that those who"have real needs for studying abroad, employment and business" will still have their documents issued upon verification.
Foreign crews on hundreds of ships have been stopped from disembarking and changing shifts at Chinese ports.The central government has also ordered localities to cut off public transport and taxis in and out of areas hit by the outbreak, the transport ministry said at the same press conference.
China is battling its biggest COVID-19 outbreak in months. (Photo: AFP/STR)MASS TESTINGWuhan, where the virus first emerged in 2019, reported its first local infections in over a year this week, and said on Tuesday that it was"swiftly launching" headtopics.com
testing of all 11 million residents.Long lines of residents waited at outdoor testing stations in the summer heat on Tuesday, fanning themselves with paper forms while workers in HAZMAT suits took throat samples.In Beijing, where the city government reported three new virus cases on Wednesday, authorities blocked entrances to a compound where one of the patients lived, while residents reached over fences to receive parcels from delivery drivers.
READ: Macau begins COVID-19 tests and shuts some entertainment venues, casino stocks fallNanjing has tested its 9.2 million residents three times after shutting down gyms and cinemas and closing off residential compounds.And the tourist destination of Zhangjiajie in central Hunan province, where infected travellers who had been in Nanjing attended a theatre performance, abruptly announced on Tuesday that no one would be allowed to exit the city after it emerged as an infection hotspot.
Meanwhile, Shanghai is investigating a Delta case detected in an airport worker this week. Read more: CNA »
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SINGAPORE — In the face of questions over the progress of Singapore’s reopening amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (Sept 10) that the country is neither “reversing” nor “racing ahead” but will take the next two to four weeks to slow down transmission and monitor the rise in infections.
What you suggest CNA? drop travel restriction? This media is so dumb. Those migrating okay to go? 出境之前必須完成接種
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