Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Chinese local authorities step up efforts to convince migrant workers to stay put over Lunar New Year

  • Incentives range from gifts of ‘lucky money’, free mobile data and tickets to attractions as central government starts campaign urging people not to travel
  • The country has reported more than 100 cases of Covid-19 a day for over a week and Beijing became the latest city to extend curbs on inbound travellers

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Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Passengers at Beijing’s main railway station on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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