Caixin
May 19, 2022 07:10 PM
BUSINESS

China Eases Covid-19 Test Rules for Air Travelers From More Countries

Police officers check the documents of travelers from overseas at an airport in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, on Oct. 2. Photo: VCG
Police officers check the documents of travelers from overseas at an airport in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, on Oct. 2. Photo: VCG

A growing number of Chinese embassies around the world have relaxed Covid-19 test requirements for local travelers flying to China, a sign that the country could be changing its attitude toward the highly transmissible omicron variant.

The U.K. and Afghanistan were among the latest to announce Thursday that they were updating the requirements for travelers heading to China from local airports, following the Chinese embassies in Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates a day earlier.

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