China’s Nanjing airport reopens after month-long closure over COVID-19

 Nanjing Lukou International Airport, in east China’s Jiangsu Province, reopened on Thursday morning after a closure nearly one month.

Flight MU2923 from the airport the city Qingdao, Shandong Province, took off at around 10:16 a.m. Thursday, it the first passenger plane resumed operation after a COVID-19 resurgence at the airport.

Local had canceled all flights at the airport since the end July.

A new cluster infections began emerge on July 20 when a few cleaners at the Nanjing airport tested positive during routine testing.

Nanjing cleared all medium and high- areas for COVID-19 on Aug. 19. (Xinhua/NAN)