Shanghai Health Commission reported a total of 1 locally transmitted COVID-19 case and 11 local asymptomatic cases this morning, Monday, October 24.
Of the 12 new cases reported, all 12 tested positive during central quarantine, while 0 tested positive during regular screening.
It's another copy and paste day, as the numbers are exactly the same as yesterday, albiet one case had symptoms today.
And – once again – no new community cases.
International flights suspended...
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has announced the suspension of three more international flights to/from Shanghai, after 4% of the total number of passengers on a single flight tested positive for COVID.
Suspended for one week from today, October 24:
United Airlines Flight UA857 to San Francisco
Air France Flight AF198 to Paris
Suspended for one week from next Monday, October 31:
Scandinavian Airlines Flight SK997 to Copenhagen
Here's how CAAC flight suspension rules work:
Passengers testing positive reaches 5 or 4% of total number of passengers – one week suspension
Passengers testing positive reaches 8% of total number of passengers – two week suspension
So, that's today's international flight bad news.
Should you instead be looking for some international flight good news (from a few days ago, admittedly) please click the link below...
READ MORE: China is Adding Back THESE International Flights This Month
New cases by district...
The 1 local case that tested positive during central quarantine was in the following area:
1 in Pudong
The 11 asymptomatic cases that tested positive during central quarantine were in the following areas:
3 in Baoshan
3 in Jing'an
2 in Qingpu
1 in Pudong
1 in Putuo
1 in Yangpu
China COVID hot spots...
Looking to get out of Shanghai?
Below is a list of places that reported 10 or more COVID-19 cases yesterday – locally transmitted and asymptomatic combined – that you may wish to avoid:
98 Inner Mongolia
We hope that helps you make good your escape!
Looking for travel options?
Here are seven great travel options that it's not too late to book:
READ MORE: 7 Amazing Trips to Take Around China
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