China closes Potala Palace after COVID-19 reported in Tibet

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China's close the famous petala palace after a minor outbreak of COVID-19 in Tibet A notice on the palace's social media site says the historic location that was the traditional home of Tibet's Buddhist leaders would be closed from Tuesday with a reopening date to be announced later Tibet's economy is heavily dependent on tourism and the batala is a key draw the action underscores China's continued adherence to its zero COVID policy Mandating lockdowns routine testing quarantines and travel restrictions even while most other countries have reopened I'm Charles De Ledesma

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