CHINA. In news that China Duty Free Group and its brand partners had been desperately hoping for, the retailer will tomorrow reopen the Sanya International Duty Free Shopping Complex and CDF Mall in Haitang Bay.
The reopening at 10am in the morning (21 September) comes 47 days after the acclaimed retail complex was forced to close on 5 August because of the COVID-19 outbreak on the island.
The reopening is particularly timely with the crucial Golden Week holiday period, which traditionally kicks off with a late September rush, just days away,
As reported, fellow Sanya duty free retailers CNSC and Hainan Tourism Duty Free Shopping Complex (HTDF) reopened on 16 September after being shuttered since 4 August.
New confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 infections and asymptomatic cases in Hainan in September
19 September: 0 (5 asymptomatic)
18 September: 1 (11 asymptomatic)
17 September: 5 (6 asymptomatic)
16 September: 2 (0 asymptomatic)
15 September: 0 (1 asymptomatic)
14 September: 0 (0 asymptomatic)
13 September: 0 (0 asymptomatic)
12 September: 0 (2 asymptomatic)
11 September: 0 (1 asymptomatic)
10 September: 0 (3 asymptomatic)
9 September: 0 (3 asymptomatic)
8 September: 1 (5 asymptomatic)
7 September: 2 (3 asymptomatic)
6 September: 13 (6 asymptomatic)
5 September: 30 (9 asymptomatic)
4 September: 14 (16 asymptomatic)
3 September: 24 (21 asymptomatic)
2 September: 40 (29 asymptomatic)
1 September: 27 (75 asymptomatic)
Source: National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China
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