China authorities have announced that it will allow some international flights to Beijing to resume from September 3.

This was made known by the State broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday.

Flights were suspended since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Flights from eight of the countries with fewer COVID-19 cases will be allowed to land.

They are Austria, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Sweden and Thailand.

The first flight will arrive in Beijing from Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh.

Coronavirus broke out in Wuhan, China, in late 2019.

There have been 26 million cases globally and 860,000 deaths.

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that a woman in central China’s Hubei Province has again tested positive for COVID-19, months after her recovery from the disease, local authorities said on Wednesday.

The 68-year-old retiree in the city of Jingzhou was admitted to hospital after falling ill on Aug. 9 and following COVID-19 nucleic acid test showed positive result, said the Jingzhou COVID-19 epidemic control and prevention headquarters.