• China's Urumqi imposes COVID-19 restrictions on people coming in and out of the city

    7 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Authorities imposed travel restrictions on Thursday on people coming in and out of Urumqi, the capital of China's western Xinjiang region, seeking to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus there. The city has been at the centre of the new wave of infections in mainland China, accounting for 96 of 105 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported on July 29. Non-residents seeking to leave the city will have to test negative in both nucleic acid and antibody tests before they can leave if they have been in the city for 14 days or more, Vice Mayor Song Yajun said during a daily briefing. He added that...
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  • Mainland China reports 105 new coronavirus cases, including 96 in Xinjiang

    Mainland China reports 105 new coronavirus cases, including 96 in Xinjiang

    7 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    China reported 105 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 29, up from 101 cases a day earlier, the health commission said on Thursday. Of the new infections, 96 were in the far western region of Xinjiang, five were in the northeastern province of Liaoning, one was in Beijing, and three were imported cases, according to a statement by the National Health Commission. China also reported 21 new asymptomatic patients, down from 27 a day earlier. As of Wednesday, mainland China had 84,165 confirmed coronavirus cases, the health authority said. The COVID-19 death toll remained at 4,634.
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