Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering China during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?
In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.
The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. China was no exception.
Coronavirus in China: statistics common for the country of China
According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of China — 91 218, of which 4636 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in China is 5.08%.
In China, bars and restaurants are open (work without restrictions), all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.
Is it possible to enter China today, in 2021?
At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) China is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to China:
China has announced that travellers from 36 European countries will be able to apply for visas to enter China. See the travel restrictions section for further information.Beijing has partially reopened air travel allowing international flights from 8 countries; Canada, Thailand, Cambodia, Pakistan, Greece, Denmark, Austria, Sweden. The only passengers permitted to board the flights will be citizens of the country of the flight’s origin or Chinese citizens.Foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters, and reunion can enter China without applying for new visas — effective from 0 am, September 28, 2020.
You can read more about entering China in official sources: https://www.china-briefing.com/news/chinas-travel-restrictions-due-to-covid-19-an-explainer/.
Restrictions on entry to China
On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of China are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover quarantine is required upon arrival.
Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:
Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.
If, when crossing the border with China, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.
Conditions for entering China
Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. China is no exception.
Do I need a test result when crossing the border with China?
Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.
Entry rules to China today: 5 June 2021
We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:
Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering China. We answer: today, when entering China, quarantine is required.
How are things with masks in China?
Masks are recommended
For which countries are the borders with China open?
Borders with China on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:
For which countries are the borders with China closed or partially closed?
Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:
Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter China?
Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to China, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the China government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.
Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from China
Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of China are open to a number of countries. Also, China citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.
From which countries you can come to China:
Current data on COVID-19 in China
As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in China. More detailed statistics in numbers:
- Total cases: 91 218
- Currently sick: 399
- Recovered: 86 183
- Deaths: 4636
- Vaccinated: 723 486 000
You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website: https://covid19.who.int/.
View other countries from which we can come to China
Countries available for entry:
Available for entry, but with restrictions:
Countries unavailable for entry:
- United Arab Emirates
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- United Kingdom
- Hong Kong