Dec 06, 2022 04:05 PM

Beijing Scraps Covid Test Requirement for Public Places

What’s new: Beijing residents no longer need to show a negative Covid test result to enter most public venues including supermarkets and office buildings, the local government said on Tuesday.

People can also enter residential communities without showing the nucleic acid test results, according to a government statement.

But the capital still requires residents to show a negative test result obtained within 48 hours before accessing “enclosed” places such as internet cafes, bars and karaoke rooms, as well as restaurants, gyms, kindergartens, and primary and secondary schools, the statement said.

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