A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP

China on alert for new coronavirus strain but flights from Britain continue

  • Health chief reassures Chinese public that so far there has been no sign of mutated virus and calls for vigilance
  • Beijing holds off on British travel ban imposed by more than 30 countries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
A police officer directs traffic at the closed ferry terminal in Dover, England. More than 30 countries and regions have now suspended travel with Britain because of a new strain of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
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