Chinese cities issue virus travel warnings The Canberra Times Canberra, ACT


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China's COVID-19 outbreak in Fujian province, which has reported 152 local cases in five days, has prompted other cities to issue travel warnings ahead of major holidays, though state media warn against blanket travel curbs. The travel warnings come ahead of the week-long National Day holiday starting on October 1, a major tourist season, as well as a shorter Mid-Autumn Festival holiday next week. The last outbreak in July-August, which saw strict movement restrictions in some cities, hit tourism, hospitality and transportation sectors and significantly slowed retail sales growth. Even though all new local cases in China since September 10...