Categories: World News

Beijing Airports Cancel 1,255 Flights Over Virus Fears


Beijing cancelled at least 1,255 inbound and outbound flights on Wednesday, representing nearly 70 per cent of all services, the state-run People’s Daily reported, as fears grow over a new coronavirus outbreak.

City officials have urged residents not to leave the city, and several provinces have quarantined travellers from Beijing after more than 130 new cases were confirmed in the capital in recent days.

Rejoice Ewodage

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

  • World News

‘We Don’t Wish To See More Clashes’ On India Border – China

  China said Wednesday it wanted to avoid more clashes in a border dispute with India that resulted in the…

2 mins ago
  • Sports

Five Things At Stake As The English Premier League Returns

  The English Premier League will resume on Wednesday following over three months of non-action due to the coronavirus pandemic…

9 mins ago
  • Sports

World 100m Champion Coleman Suspended Over Missed Test

  Reigning world 100m champion Christian Coleman was provisionally suspended on Wednesday over a missed drugs test, putting him at…

57 mins ago
  • Headlines

BREAKING: Nigeria Records 490 New Cases Of COVID-19, 31 More Deaths

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of the novel…

10 hours ago
  • Headlines

Sen. Ajimobi To Serve As Acting APC National Chairman After Oshiomhole Suspension Verdict

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday elevated Sen. Abiola Ajimobi to serve as its acting National Chairman after…

10 hours ago
  • Crime Watch
  • Local

EFCC Busts Famous Skit Maker, Four Others Over Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested five persons for their alleged involvement in internet-related…

11 hours ago