Caixin
May 05, 2022 06:18 AM
CHINA

Beijing Shortens Quarantines for Inbound Travelers, Close Contacts

Since the beginning of May, Beijing has sealed up areas with high transmission risks and launched rounds of mass testing in hopes of containing the virus
Since the beginning of May, Beijing has sealed up areas with high transmission risks and launched rounds of mass testing in hopes of containing the virus

China’s capital will slash mandatory quarantine requirements for inbound travelers and close contacts of Covid patients as the city steps up other virus-control measures to contain the latest wave of the omicron outbreak.

International travelers landing in Beijing are now subject to 10 days of centralized quarantine at designated hotels plus seven days of home isolation before they can move freely, officials said Wednesday at a press briefing on the city’s pandemic response.

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