Shanghai suspends trans-provincial group tours

By IANS | Published: November 26, 2021 09:24 AM2021-11-26T09:24:04+5:302021-11-26T09:40:13+5:30

Shanghai, Nov 26 Travel agencies and online tourism companies in Shanghai have been asked to immediately suspend trans-provincial ...

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Shanghai, Nov 26 Travel agencies and online tourism companies in Shanghai have been asked to immediately suspend trans-provincial group tours and air ticket services combined with hotel reservations as the city reported three new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases.

Due to the cases reported on Thursday, Shanghai announced two communities in its east Pudong district and one community in its west Qingpu district as medium-risk areas, reports Xinhua news agency.

Such tours will resume until all districts and their communities across the city are confirmed as low-risk areas again, the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism said on Friday.

Meanwhile, travel companies should not organise tours to other provinces or cities which are high- and medium-risk areas.

Shanghai has asked district authorities and travel companies to take strict measures to guard against possible imported Covid-19 cases.

Tours within the city should also take strict epidemic prevention and control measures.

Since the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, Shanghai has reported 2,833 confirmed Covid cases.

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