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US stops requiring negative covid-19 tests for passengers from China



The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that starting this Friday, travelers flying in from China, Hong Kong and Macau will no longer be required to test negative for COVID-19. ).

“This suspension is effective for flights departing from the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau and designated airports to the United States on March 10, 2023 at 3:00 AM,” the statement said.

In this sense, the measures requiring negative virus tests that have been in place since January 5 will no longer apply to passengers flying via links with third countries, including Seoul, Toronto and Vancouver.

World Health Organization (WHO) data show that cases and deaths in China have fallen sharply since peaking at the end of December, but Beijing has so far not allowed travelers from the United States to be tested for PCR. continue to require

Source: Diario.Elmundo

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