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Australia, Canada Enact Covid Testing Rules + More Post-Covid Travel News

Canada, Australia impose Covid testing requirements on travelers from China: Canada and Australia have become the latest countries to impose Covid testing requirements for travelers coming from China, according to NPR. Australian health authorities require air travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau SAR to submit a negative PCR test within two days of departure, and Canada does the same. announcing measures.

The two countries join the United States, Japan, India, the United Kingdom, Italy and other European nations in taking steps in light of the ongoing epidemic in China. So far, Morocco is the only country to completely ban travelers from China.

The Taiwan region will begin testing upon arrival of air travel from mainland China. Taiwan’s regional authorities have announced a new testing program to conduct PCR testing upon arrival of air passengers from mainland China. More than 500 of his passengers on seven flights were tested on the first day of the program, according to. Taipei Times.

All arrivals are expected to undergo a quick test at home every two days and practice self-isolation and health monitoring for seven days, before leaving home, the report added. The PCR test program of time will be implemented until January 31st.

Beijing venue kicks off ice skating, winter activities: Several parks in the capital, including the Summer Palace, Beihai Park and Shichahai, have reportedly opened ice skating and other winter activities over the New Year holidays. Xinhua News.

According to Summer Palace’s post, ice skating activities will be held daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm in the Houxihe Icefield, Dahu Icefield, and Ice Slide Areas, with last tickets sold at 4:30 pm. Beihai Park activities are held daily from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Shichahai Ice Rink from 9 am to 6 pm, Speed ​​Skating Rink Open from 9am to 5:30pm.


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