Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    Beijing Airports Cancel 1,255 Flights Over Coronavirus Fears: Report

    Your Content is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.

    Get Your Content. Daily.

    Be the first to know about the biggest stories as they break. Sign up for breaking news email alerts from Your Content.

    HEALTH officials recorded 31 new confirmed infections for June 16, bringing the cumulative infections since Thursday to 137 cases, the worst resurgence of the disease in the city since early February, Your Content has learned.

    Authorities on Tuesday raised Beijing to a level two alert, the second-highest level in a four-tier COVID-19 emergency response level system. That reversed a one step downgrade from level two to level three a mere 10 days earlier.

    - Advertisement -

    At about 10:30 p.m., officials announced the cancelation of 1,255 flights.

    “Two airports in Beijing have cancelled 1,255 flights,” China Daily reported.

    “Nearly 70 percent of all scheduled trips.”

    Stay with Your Content for the latest updates. Have a story or news tip? Contact our 24/7 newsroom at 833.336.8013.

    - Advertisement -