5/4, 11:45 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Beijing extends COVID measures beyond holiday

Beijing Health Authorities announced on Wednesday that the coronavirus measures will be temporarily extended beyond the May Day holiday. The measures encompass the prolonged suspension of business activity in venues for entertainment, such as indoor sports, performance spots, high-level indoor scenic spots etc.

In addition, the officials informed that "libraries, cultural centers, art galleries and other public cultural venues, parks and scenic spots will continue to be limited by 50%" while restaurants will "continue to suspend dine-in services." Earlier, the Chinese capital closed 44 subway stations and 158 bus stops, after registering 51 new coronavirus cases.

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