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Nov 22, 2022 08:16 PM
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China Fleshes Out ‘Optimized’ Covid-19 Response

On Nov. 19, in Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province, at the exit of Ganzhou Railway Station, passengers were taking nucleic acid testing. Photo: VCG
On Nov. 19, in Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province, at the exit of Ganzhou Railway Station, passengers were taking nucleic acid testing. Photo: VCG

Central authorities have warned against mass testing in outbreak-free areas and specified who should be subject to PCR tests, in a set of new guidelines to further refine China’s Covid response.

Released Monday by the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, the latest regulations sought to clarify rules for local governments to follow regarding frequency of PCR testing, classification of risk areas, home quarantine measures and self-health monitoring schemes.

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