June 2, 2023

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Thousands of tourists are stranded in China

Thousands of tourists are stranded in China

An outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) on China’s popular holiday island of Hainan has left tens of thousands of tourists stranded, according to Chinese state media reports.

Chinese state media reported yesterday that flights and train services to the city of Sanya, located on southern China’s Hainan Island, were canceled after several hundred cases of “Covid-19” were discovered. “Hawaii”. China”.

Currently, the city has more than 80,000 tourists, many visitors have vacation homes there, and about 30,000 people stay in hotels, which now offer a 50% discount on rooms to guests who can’t leave, the deputy mayor said. Sanya’s.

All public transport in the city was suspended, while Sanya airport canceled all flights yesterday, state television reported.

Mainland China reported 868 new infections with the coronavirus, of which 390 were symptomatic and 478 were asymptomatic, according to the National Health Commission.

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