The situation that prevails in China by coronavirus, as after the lifting of the harsh measures the hospitals are filled with Covid patients. Yes, at the last update, 7,000 cases and one death were recorded.
The numbers may seem relatively low, but there are not a few who question them, with the WHO calling for data to be shared in real time.
Xi Jinping reassuring
At the same time, the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, is trying to reassure both the interior of his country and the international community. “Prevention and control of the epidemic entered a new phase. We are still in a difficult period”but “the light of hope is before us”Xi assured you his televised sermon for the new year.
This is the second public comment the Chinese president has made on the outbreak this week. On Monday, he had asked the people of China to take measures “to effectively protect the lives of the residents.”
Measures in different countries
China has largely kept its borders closed to foreign citizens since 2020. Authorities have not issued tourist visas for nearly three years and subject travelers to mandatory quarantine upon arrival. The measure is lifted from January 8, but the 48-hour negative test will remain mandatory. At the same time, from the same date the Chinese will be able to travel abroad.
However, for precautionary reasons, several countries, including France and Italy, but also others in the world, such as the USA, Japan, Canada and Australia, announcing that they will require a negative coronavirus test from travelers arriving on their territory from China.
Source: News Beast
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