The hospitalization costs for COVID-19 patients will continue to be fully reimbursed until the end of March, according to the city's health-care security bureau. Costs of over 700 kinds of medicines, including Paxlovid, Azvudine and Molnupiravir, can get 85% reimbursed during the period, the bureau said.
China will manage COVID-19 with measures against Class-B infectious diseases, instead of Class-A infectious diseases, in a major shift of its epidemic response policies.
Residents are no longer required to go through checks of negative nucleic acid test results when entering housing estates, office areas, restaurants, business venues and supermarkets, as well as other public area, according to a notice released this afternoon by Shenzhen’s COVID-19 prevention and control command office.
Starting today, travelers coming or returning to Shenzhen will find a reminder below their health code on the “深i您” WeChat miniprogram, alerting them to a three-day health monitoring, according to a notice issued today by the city’s COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters office. The reminder, 请您"三天三检三不", means during the three-day health monitoring period, these people are required to take a nucleic acid test on a daily basis and must avoid attending gatherings and dinner parties or going to crowded places.
Starting from yesterday, Shenzhen residents who plan to travel out of the city are required to present only one negative 48-hour nucleic acid test result in order to access public transportation, according to a notice issued yesterday by the city's COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters office.
Epidemiological investigation is key to epidemic control, and information collected during the process can play a critical role in effectively containing the epidemic. The Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reminded citizens to calm down and not panic when receiving a phone call for epidemiological investigation.
Residents with a yellow health code are urged to take a nucleic acid test at the nearest testing site as soon as possible. The health code will turn green after the test result comes out negative and is uploaded, the municipal health commission said yesterday.
People are required to present negative 24-hour nucleic acid test results to access residential areas, public venues and transportation in Futian District starting 12:01 a.m. June 28 as the district continues to carry out nucleic acid test screenings, according to a notice issued by the district’s COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters.
Shenzheners are required to present negative 48-hour nucleic acid test results to access public venues and public transportation starting from 12:01 a.m. Friday, according to a notice issued by the city’s COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters office Thursday.
People will be required to present negative 72-hour nucleic acid test results to access all types of public places and transportation, a notice issued by Shenzhen’s COVID prevention and control headquarters said yesterday. The notice came into force with immediate effect.
Futian District has realigned the previous COVID-19 lockdown, control and prevention areas within the district to make epidemic prevention and control more targeted, according to a notice issued by the district’s COVID prevention and control headquarters early yesterday.
Government agencies, public institutions and businesses in Yantian, Pingshan and Guangming districts, Dapeng New Area, and Shenshan Special Cooperation Zone will resume normal operations starting Friday, but COVID prevention and control measures should still be strictly followed in their lockdown, control and prevention areas, according to a notice issued by the city’s COVID prevention and control headquarters Thursday night.
China's suspension of entry of non-Chinese nationals holding valid visas and residence permits traveling from some foreign countries is a temporary measure made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said yesterday.
Foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China from Sept. 28 with no need to apply for new visas.
With the spread of COVID-19 at the global level, Guangdong is taking a series of measures to prevent imported COVID-19 cases and stem the cross-border spread of the virus. The province requires a 14-day self-quarantine or medical observation at designated hospitals for all people arriving from or having been to countries and regions with grave epidemic situation.