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CGTN published this video item, entitled “China demands action to ‘close loopholes’ after COVID-positive Taiwan passenger flies to Xiamen” – below is their description.
The Chinese mainland has demanded a Taiwan-based airline close loopholes in its passenger screening system to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office expressed concern on Friday after a passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 was able to board a UNI Air flight on Monday.CGTN YouTube Channel
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