Flights canceled at Shenzhen airport after staff reportedly test positive for Covid
06/18/2021|9:40:50 PM|Global Times

A flight information platform said on Friday the Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in South China's Guangdong Province has canceled flights after a staff at a restaurant in the airport reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. 

According to a notice issued by the Shenzhen airport epidemic prevention and control office obtained by the Global Times, staff at a restaurant in the airport tested positive for the virus, despite the person being vaccinated twice in January and February.

The staff previously tested negative on June 1, 7, 9 and 15. 

Shenzhen airport on Friday afternoon said airline operation remained normal. It had scheduled 780 inbound and outbound flights and canceled 63 flights as of 4:30 pm on Friday.

Shenzhen, a tech hub in South China, saw COVID-19 flare-ups in the city's port earlier this month. Its neighbor city, Guangzhou, also the capital city of Guangdong, saw 147 domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases from May 21 to Monday. 

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