Foreign Ministry has announced that beginning on Wednesday, it would no longer require travelers entering China to take a PCR test or an antigen test for COVID-19.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Mao Ning has announced that starting April 29 all passengers bound for China need to undergo just a rapid antigen test instead of a nucleic acid test for the novel coronavirus 48 hours before boarding a flight, and the airlines will no longer check the pre-boarding test certificate.
The General Office of the State Council issued a notice to announce the official public holiday schedule for 2023.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism has loosened travel restrictions in response to the nation's new policies on COVID-19 epidemic control and prevention.
Starting from Friday, enclosed entertainment venues and dining services will no longer require guests to produce nucleic acid test results before entry, Shanghai health authorities said on Thursday.
Shanghai continues to optimise COVID-19 prevention and control measures as the municipal government announced on Monday.
Starting on Monday, Shanghai will no longer require passengers to hold a negative nucleic acid test result to take public transportation, including buses and subways, according to a municipal government announcement on Sunday afternoon.
Shanghai will no longer carry out mass nucleic acid screening in administrative division level, unless under special conditions when the COVID-19 local infections are beyond tracing.