Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Belt and Road: "Kazakhstan suspends all transport links with China over virus"

From Reuters:
Kazakhstan is suspending all passenger travel to and from neighbouring China, the Kazakh government said on Wednesday, as an outbreak of a new coronavirus spread.

The government has also suspended the issue of visas to Chinese citizens, it said in a statement.
Buses to and from China have already been halted, trains will stop on Feb. 1 and all flights will be suspended from Feb. 3, the government said.

Kazakhstan has registered no cases of the new virus, but it has isolated dozens of people with respiratory infection symptoms on their return from China and is carrying out additional tests....