Beijing strengthens quarantine… Restrictions on entry from areas where infected persons have emerged within 2 weeks
Beijing, China, where the Winter Olympics will be held in February next year, has tightened its COVID-19 quarantine regulations.
According to Xinhua News Agency, the Beijing Municipal Government has issued a problem with both nucleic acid test (PCR test) results conducted within 48 hours prior to arrival and Jiankangbao (smartphone application that shows whether or not they have been to a risky area for COVID-19) for anyone going to Beijing. It was announced on the 13th that there should not be.
In addition, the city government said that those who wish to enter Beijing from the prefectures (including cities and districts) with new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within 14 days will be subject to strict restrictions on entry and exit.
The same rules apply to Beijing residents who wish to return to Beijing after going out temporarily.
National meetings, training and other activities in Beijing will also be tightly controlled, the city government said.
If these events are held in Beijing, participants will be subject to a closed management system, isolated from outside the permitted space.
These measures will take effect from the 17th and may be adjusted according to the COVID-19 situation.
In China, 57 new cases of community infection were reported a day on the 12th, the National Health Commission said on the 13th.