China Cuts Quarantine for Inbound Travelers to 8 Days

China reportedly reduced the length of quarantine for international travelers by two days, according to state-run media on Friday.

According to a National Health Commission statement released on Friday, foreign visitors in China will be required to undergo a eight-day quarantine period: five days in a hotel or government quarantine facility, followed by three days of home observation.

Quarantine under the present regulations lasts for a total of 10 days: one week in a hotel and three days at home.

According to the report, the new timeframe also applied to close contacts with Covid infections within China.