Shenzhen eases quarantine measures for inbound arrivals

2021-03-26 10:36:53

Shenzhen has eased quarantine measures for inbound arrivals, emphasizing to take a 14-day quarantine in designated venues instead of the previous "14+7" policy. After the two-week quarantine, there is no need for another 7-day medical observation in the community.

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Inbound arrivals need to take nucleic acid tests on the 1st, 4th, 7th, 14th day after entering Shenzhen, said Chang Juping, Deputy Director the Health Commission of Shenzhen on a press conference highlighting the epidemic-prevention, tomb-seeping activities during the Tomb-Sweeping Festival. And the inbound travelers will be free from the quarantine if nucleic acid test showed negative at the end.

Four groups of people are not allowed to participate in the city's tomb-sweeping activities, including those who have a travel history from foreign countries, Hong Kong or Taiwan within the last 14 days; those who have travel history from domestic medium- and high-risk areas within 14 days; close contacts who have observed a 14-day quarantine within seven days; those who have acute respiratory symptoms such as fever and cough.

As of March 24, a total of 1.44 million people in Shenzhen had been vaccinated with 2.09 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. The city will further vaccinations for different groups of people in phases.

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