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China: Authorities cancel hundreds of flights in Guangzhou due to new COVID outbreak03:43

China: Authorities cancel hundreds of flights in Guangzhou due to new COVID outbreak

China, Guangzhou
November 1, 2022 at 18:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

A new COVID-19outbreak in Guangzhou has forced authorities to cancel hundreds of flights at the local airport, tighten restrictive measures and conduct mass testing. According to China Flight Butler, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport cancelled 888 flights on Monday, which is 69.00% of all flights.

Footage taken on Tuesday shows a half-empty Baiyun International Airport. According to airport officials, the total number of passengers that day was less than 5,000. According to local authorities, 479 new cases of the new coronavirus were reported in Guangzhou on Monday.

On Monday, the Disney Resort theme park in Shanghai was unexpectedly closed for emergency testing of all those present.

China is continuing its 'zero COVID-19' policy of isolating anyone infected with or without symptoms, border controls and mass PCR tests.

China: Authorities cancel hundreds of flights in Guangzhou due to new COVID outbreak03:43
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A new COVID-19outbreak in Guangzhou has forced authorities to cancel hundreds of flights at the local airport, tighten restrictive measures and conduct mass testing. According to China Flight Butler, Guangzhou Baiyun Airport cancelled 888 flights on Monday, which is 69.00% of all flights.

Footage taken on Tuesday shows a half-empty Baiyun International Airport. According to airport officials, the total number of passengers that day was less than 5,000. According to local authorities, 479 new cases of the new coronavirus were reported in Guangzhou on Monday.

On Monday, the Disney Resort theme park in Shanghai was unexpectedly closed for emergency testing of all those present.

China is continuing its 'zero COVID-19' policy of isolating anyone infected with or without symptoms, border controls and mass PCR tests.