What optimizations have been made in the “Overall Plan” for the management of personnel exchanges between China and foreign countries?
According to the Notice on the Implementation of the Overall Plan for COVID-19 Infection issued by the Comprehensive Group of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council on December 26, 2023, from January 8, 2023, those who will come to China shall take a nucleic acid test within 48 hours before departure, and those with a negative result can come to China. Cancel nucleic acid test and centralized isolation after entry.
First, personnel coming to China should undergo a nucleic acid test within 48 hours before their departure. Those with a negative test result can come to China without applying for a health code a tour embassy or consulate abroad, and fill in the result in the customs health declaration card. If the result is positive, relevant personnel should come to China after turning negative.
The second is to cancel the nucleic acid testing and centralized isolation of all staff after their entry. Those who have anormal health declaration and no abnormality in the routine quarantine at the customs port can be released to enter the society.
The third is to cancel the “five ones” and passenger load restrictions and other regulation and control measures on the number of international passenger flights.
Fourth, all airlines should continue to do agood job in on-board epidemic prevention, and passengers must wear masks whenboarding.
The fifth is to further optimize the arrangements for foreigners to come to China, such as resumption of work and production, business, study abroad, family visits, reunions, etc., and provide corresponding visa convenience. Passenger entry and exit at sea and land ports will be gradually resumed. According to the international pandemic situation and various service security capabilities, the outbound travel of Chinese citizens will be resumed in an orderly manner.