Flights cancelled, schools closed as China fights virus outbreak


Airports in the affected regions have cancelled hundreds of flights. - AFP

BEIJING (AFP): Authorities in China cancelled hundreds of flights, closed schools and ramped up mass testing on Thursday (Oct 21) to try and stamp out a new Covid-19 outbreak linked to a group of tourists.

Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with strict border closures and targeted lockdowns, even as other countries tentatively try to ease restrictions.

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