Passengers on flights to China from some countries will be required to test negative for the novel coronavirus within 48 hours before boarding, according to notices on the websites of Chinese embassies in countries including the US, the UK, Ireland, France, Poland, Spain and Italy.
Starting from November 6, passengers on direct flights from the US must have both nucleic acid and IgM antibody tests before the flight. Those who test negative can apply for a green health code or a health status declaration from the embassy.
Travelers from the US transiting through a third country to China must take the tests in the US and the country of transit and apply for a health code from the Chinese embassy or consulates in the US and in the transit country.
Read more in Shanghai Daily.