Shanghai Health Commission reported a complete of just one 1 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 3 local asymptomatic cases today, Monday, August 22.
Of the 1 new local case reported, 1 tested positive during central quarantine, while 0 tested positive during regular screening.
Of the 3 new local asymptomatic cases reported, 3 tested positive during central quarantine, while 0 tested positive during regular screening.
More flights cancelled…
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has announced the suspension of two more international flights to Shanghai starting today, Monday, August 22.
China Eastern Airlines Flight MU524 from Tokyo to Shanghai will undoubtedly be placed on hold for 14 days after six passengers tested positive for COVID-19 on a flighton August 8.
Air Canada Flight AC025 from Vancouver to Shanghai may also be suspended for 14 days after six passengers tested positive on a flight on August 6.
Earlier this month, the CAAC relaxedits flight suspension rules.
Here’s how it workedpreviously:
Passengers testing positive reaches 5 bi weekly suspension
Passengers testing positive reaches 10 four weeksuspension
Here’s how it operatesnow:
Passengers testing positive reaches 5 or 4% of final number of passengers seven days suspension
Passengers testing positive reaches 8%of final number of passengers two weeksuspension
The adjustments try to “balance COVID-19 prevention and economic and social development, and also promote cross-border exchanges and cooperation,” based on the CAAC.
Direct flights between UK and China also resumed this month, following negotiations between your UKs Department for Transport (DfT) and the CAAC:
In other COVID news…
With sporadic community infections reappearing in the town, authorities are encouraging visitors to obtain COVID-19 booster shot. In the event that you haven’t had yours yet, here’s how exactly to subscribe:
A poor PCR test result obtained in the last 72 hours happens to be essential in Shanghai if you want to be a part of ‘normal life’click the hyperlink below to discover where you might get one:
Meanwhile, those Shanghai residents who usually do not do aPCR test within a week of these last test will dsicover their health code turn yellow:
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