COVID-19 Update: Vaccinated International Arrivals Not Exempt from COVID-19 Measures

China has no plan to exempt vaccinated travelers arriving from overseas from nucleic acid testing and quarantine measures. This statement was released by an official from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( China CDC).

China plans to continue anti-epidemic measures which requires international arrivals to go through a health and centralized quarantine and nucleic acid testing. This policy is a requirement for all travelers (vaccinated and non-vaccinated) said Feng Zijian, deputy director of China CDC.

With COVID-19 still spreading across the world and China’s vaccination rate relatively low, the entry of people will increase the risk of transmission within Chinese borders.

According to Feng, China will adjust its anti-epidemic measures once the domestic public develops a high level of immunity protection and vaccine passports are functional.

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