ChinaHealth Thousands trapped in China’s tourism hotspot – News Line by News Line August 8, 2022 written by News Line August 8, 2022 16 views 16 Thousands trapped in China’s tourism hotspot – News Line The tourist destination of Sanya, a city of more than a million people on the southern island of Hainan, reported 483 Covid cases on Sunday. As a result of which all flights out of the city were canceled over the weekend, the authorities also stopped the sale of train tickets. Tourists who want to visit must test negative in five PCR tests in seven days, health officials said. Hotels in the city have been asked to offer a 50 percent discount to guests until travel restrictions are eased, an official said during a news briefing on Saturday. China is the only major economy still sticking to a zero-covid strategy with snap lockdowns and prolonged quarantines, hurting domestic tourism. Polio fears rise in New York amid possible community spread Monkeypox is spreading rapidly in America, 7 thousand cases The country’s borders have also been largely closed since early 2020, deterring international tourists. The latest Covid outbreak comes during peak tourism season in Sanya, a popular surfing spot. All entertainment venues including spas, karaoke bars and pubs have been closed since last week, but essential services such as supermarkets and pharmacies are open. 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail News Line Blogger and Content writer previous post YouTube testing new feature that allows to zoom in on videos next post What foods, snacks and drinks to not eat before bed – News Line Related Posts A coal mine fire in southern China’s Guizhou province kills... September 25, 2023 Putin to meet Chinese president next month, report September 20, 2023 How To Get Rid Of Flies At Home Naturally? Home... September 14, 2023 Bat Found Flying Around Unadilla Resident’s Head in Bed Tests... August 11, 2023 5 Exercises You Can Do With Your Hand Gripper August 8, 2023 What To Do in Bloated Stomach – Bloating Prevention Tips July 27, 2023 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.