Jul 06, 2022 07:45 PM

Beijing Makes Vaccination Mandatory for Crowded Venues

What’s new: Beijing will ban most people who have not received a Covid-19 vaccination from entering busy public venues from July 11, after a recent flare-up linked to bars demonstrated the high risk of exposure to the virus in such places.

Starting July 11, the city government has mandated that, apart from those exempt for medical reasons, people must have at least one Covid-19 shot to enter after-school training institutions, libraries, museums, cinemas, gyms, internet cafes and performance venues, among others, Li Ang, deputy director of the city’s health commission, said at a press conference Wednesday.

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