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China scraps PCR test requirement for inbound travellers

After three years of restrictions on those entering the country from abroad, China is finally letting go of its testing requirements

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China scraps PCR testing for travel

China’s Foreign Ministry has announced that from Saturday April 29, there will no longer be a need to show a negative PCR test in order to board a flight to the country. Instead, a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) taken at home within 48 hours of departure will be accepted, though airlines will not check test results prior to boarding.

The relaxed requirements apply to all air passengers, no matter which country they are from.

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