Northwestern Chinese city closes all tourist attractions, discourages travel to control Covid outbreak
10/21/2021|1:45:38 PM|Global Times

Lanzhou in Northwest China’s Gansu Province has requested residents not to leave the city if unnecessary, closed all tourist attractions and suspended operation of relatively closed spaces including Mahjong parlors and cinemas as the city reported six more positive cases on Wednesday.

Since Sunday, several areas in China have reported domestically transmitted confirmed cases and asymptomatic patients. On Wednesday, Lanzhou reported six new positive cases, including four confirmed cases and two asymptomatic cases.

To effectively prevent the spread of COVID-19, the prevention and control measures were implemented in a timely and resolute manner, local media reported.

The residents are requested not to leave the city if unnecessary, and those who need to leave should show their green health codes and the certificate of a negative nucleic acid test result taken within 48 hours. Cadres and staff of enterprises and public institutions at all levels in the city shall report to their units in advance if they need to leave the city, said the report.

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