After reporting no new local cases of COVID-19 in nine days, China is further easing restrictions on domestic tourism, AP News reports.

The restriction measures, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism dated Tuesday said that tourist sites should allow 50 percent of their daily visitor capacity,

In the directive, it was stated that, up from 30 percent, and interprovince group tours should be resumed.

Despite this new development, the National Health Commission said that six new cases were recorded Tuesday.

These cases were among the people who had arrived from overseas.

Meanwhile, there are no report on any domestic cases since an outbreak in Beijing that infected more than 330 people before it faded early this month.