China to replace PCR test requirement with antigen test for inbound travellers

People walk at the tourism site of Qianmen street, in Beijing, China, on March 14, 2023.
PHOTO: Reuters

BEIJING - China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday (April 25)  that all inbound travellers will only need to show Covid-19 antigen tests result taken within 48 hours before boarding flights starting April 29, dropping the PCR test requirement.

Currently, China requires inbound traveller from some countries to take PCR tests before entering the country.

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