US health officials say the January 5 deadline has been set to give airlines enough time to implement the new rules.
The statement of the National Health Commission continued, saying that China will not release the daily corona cases.
Corona is wreaking havoc in the world including China. Its dangerous condition can be gauged from the fact that China From the hospital to the medical stores, there are long queues for medicines. Even the dead bodies are piling up in the morgues. Meanwhile, passengers flying from China to America have been asked to show negative report of Kovid-19 at the airport. America has made this order mandatory. In fact, after the relaxation of Kovid-19 restrictions in Beijing, a rapid increase in cases was seen.
US officials said, before boarding passengers flying from China to America, their airline will have to show a negative test report and this report should not be more than two days old. This can be either a PCR test or an antigen self-test administered through a telehealth service. Apart from this, these rules will also apply to passengers flying from China to America via other countries, which include Hong Kong, Macau, Toronto and Vancouver.
A passenger who has been found to be Covid positive more than 10 days prior to his flight and has recovered, will have to show the negative report as well as the supporting documents. The new rules will be effective from 12 noon on January 5. The US health official said, “We know that these measures will not eliminate all risks or completely prevent infected people from entering the US. Nevertheless, together they will help limit the number of infected people and give us an early warning about new variants.
US gives airlines enough time to implement rules
US health officials say the January 5 deadline has been set to give airlines enough time to implement the new rules. However, for how long these rules will remain in force, the officials have made it clear that they will assess the situation in the coming times. Only after this, further changes will be made as per the need.