A deserted railway station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on January 28, as the pandemic disrupted 2021 Lunar New Year travel. Photo: Xinhua
A deserted railway station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on January 28, as the pandemic disrupted 2021 Lunar New Year travel. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese workers urged not to travel home for Lunar New Year as fresh Covid-19 outbreak hits factory hub

  • Nearly 80 per cent of the country’s latest locally infected Covid-19 cases found in manufacturing powerhouse province of Zhejiang
  • Several local authorities step up pandemic controls and call for ‘unnecessary’ travel to be put on hold

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A deserted railway station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on January 28, as the pandemic disrupted 2021 Lunar New Year travel. Photo: Xinhua
A deserted railway station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, on January 28, as the pandemic disrupted 2021 Lunar New Year travel. Photo: Xinhua
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