China’s Sanya metropolis shuts down all vacationer websites to forestall unfold of virus outbreak


BEIJING (Information) – China’s Sanya metropolis within the southern island province of Hainan has shut down all vacationer websites within the metropolis to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus, town authorities mentioned on Saturday.

Sanya is likely one of the favourite vacationer locations in the course of the week-long Lunar New 12 months vacation which lasts till Jan 30.

Earlier on Saturday, Hainan capital Haikou metropolis mentioned it could begin a 14-day centralized medical commentary for vacationers from the central Hubei province, heart of the coronavirus outbreak.

The virus, which originated within the central metropolis of Wuhan late final 12 months, has killed 41 folks and contaminated greater than 1,300 folks globally.

Reporting by Muyu Xu, Judy Hua and Tony Munroe; Modifying by Michael Perry