China's Guangdong has ordered a halt to some group tourist trips between the southern province and other areas after finding one local symptomatic COVID-19 case, in a move underlining Beijing's zero tolerance towards the spread of coronavirus infection.
Guangdong, China's most populous province, ordered travel agencies to suspend organising group tourism trips in and out of it from Dec 3, part of its effort to improve COVID controls, local tourism authorities said in a statement on Tuesday.
Guangdong on Dec. 3 detected one domestically transmitted infection with confirmed symptoms in its capital Guangzhou city. The province's last local symptomatic case was found in July.
Organizers of group tourism trips within Guangdong should control the size of the groups and strictly implement preventive measures, Guangdong authority said.
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