COVID-19 rules for Spring Festival Travel in various locations
To cope with the challenging situation of epidemic prevention and control, 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions released rules for trans-provincial travel. People from different risk-level areas have to abide by the following requirements or possess the following materials when traveling to the indicated cities:
From low-risk areas: a green health code, register personal information on the JingXinXiangZhu (京心相助) WeChat mini program, make contact with their community or company in advance. People from low-risk areas under closed management in Beijing should have their health conditions monitored locally for 14 days.
From medium-risk areas: a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 72 hours before boarding; a 14-day home observation or isolated observation when the conditions for home observation can't be met.
From high-risk areas: a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 72 hours before boarding; a 14-day isolated observation.
Anyone in close contact with a confirmed or asymptomatic case should have a strict "14+7+7" health management service – a 14-day isolated medical observation at designated sites such as hotel rooms, followed by a 7-day home monitoring of health conditions, with an ensuing 7-day general monitoring of health conditions.
From low-risk areas: a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 7 days, a 14-day home quarantine and medical observation, a nucleic acid test every 7 days during observation.
From medium or high-risk areas: people who have left the medium or high-risk areas for 14 days and hold a negative nucleic acid test report can move freely; people who have left for less than 14 days should provide a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 3 days before arrival in Tianjin, and must undergo an isolated observation until they have left for 14 days, as well as two nucleic acid tests.
From low-risk areas in the administrative divisions where a medium or high-risk area is located: in addition to Shijiazhuang, Xingtai, Langfang in Hebei province and Daxing district in Beijing, people from other low-risk areas in the districts or cities where a medium or high-risk area is located should provide a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 3 days; those unable to provide a report should immediately take a nucleic acid test and stay home for observation until the result is issued.
For people engaged in high-risk work such as loading, unloading, handling and transport of imported goods (including cold chain food), port quarantine, border inspection and isolated cases transit: a negative nucleic acid test report conducted within 3 days before arrival in Tianjin, those unable to provide a report should immediately take a nucleic acid test. Returnees should have a home quarantine until they have been in Tianjin for 14 days and have a nucleic acid test every 7 days; other people should have a home quarantine until they have left the exposed environment for 14 days and have a nucleic acid test every 7 days. Amid home quarantine, people should have their body temperature measured twice a day and stay home as much as possible.
January 28, 2021