COVID-19: Testing required for all inbound travelers

24 Jul 20

CHINA

IMPACT – HIGH

The government is requiring all inbound travelers, including Chinese citizens, to complete a COVID-19 nucleic acid test before traveling.

Key Points:

  • This test must be completed at a medical institution designated by the Chinese Embassy within five days of departure for China.
  • Chinese citizens are required to take a photo of their test results and upload it to the epidemic prevention program on the instant messaging platform WeChat.
  • Foreign nationals must make a Health Declaration at the relevant Chinese Embassy and provide a written copy of their test results.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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