Beijing imposes new travel restrictions to prevent Covid-19 spread – News Vibe24

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    Beijing: The city of Beijing has developed a series of measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by imposing restrictions on travelers from areas with relatively high rates of virus transmission.
    According to the Chinese state media Global Times, people from medium or high risk areas who plan to return to Beijing will be prevented from buying tickets for air and rail services.
    Beijing authorities have said that health codes for people still in the middle and high-risk areas will be adjusted to yellow, and that anyone with a non-green health code will not be allowed to board planes or trains bound for Beijing.
    Presenting a green health code will be essential.
    This is happening as several cities in China are witnessing an increase in Covid-19 cases. The delta-caused epidemic has risen to more than 500 incidents spread across 15 provinces and municipalities.
    Beijing Daxing International Airport has announced the suspension of flights from 15 cities, including outbreaks such as Nanjing, Yangzhou and Zhangjiajie.
    Wen Wu, deputy general manager of the airport, said: “Beijing Daxing International Airport has suspended flights from 15 cities such as Nanjing, Yangzhou and Zhangjiajie,” said Wen Wu, deputy general manager of the airport. to reduce the epidemic. “according to the Global Times.
    Meanwhile, the Beijing International Film Festival has been postponed due to new Covid-19 outbreaks in the country, Sputnik reported, citing an official statement at the event on Thursday.
    “Due to the recent epidemic in many parts of the country, the 11th Beijing International Film Festival, originally scheduled for August 14-21, will be postponed for general safety and health reasons,” the statement said.
    However, organizers have not announced how long the festival will be postponed, Sputnik reported.


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