Amid a wave of COVID-19 infections across the country, China on Saturday (January 7) marked the first day of “chun yun”, the 40-day period of Lunar New Year travel… the first since 2020 without domestic travel restrictions.
More than two billion passengers are expected to take trips over the next 40 days, according to China’s ministry of transportation.
The Lunar New Year holiday officially runs from January 21.
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