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'7+7' quarantine policy adopted for travelers from high-risk areas

From: Shenzhen Daily | Updated:2022-05-24

Travelers arriving in Shenzhen from Shanghai and other high-risk COVID-19 areas must undergo a seven-day centralized quarantine and seven-day home quarantine with nucleic acid testing once a day in the first seven days, and one test on the 10th and 14th day, respectively, according to the COVID travel policy released on the Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission’s official website Sunday.

Arrivals in the city from medium-risk areas, as well as counties, cities and districts that contain high-risk areas must undergo a seven-day home quarantine and seven-day home health monitoring, and take nucleic acid tests on the first, third, seventh and 14th day. They are advised neither to travel, nor to return to their workplaces or schools during the seven-day home health monitoring.

Travelers coming or returning to Shenzhen from cities where there are reported community COVID flare-ups are subject to a seven-day home health monitoring and seven-day self health monitoring, and nucleic acid tests on the first, third, seventh and 14th day. They are advised neither to travel, nor to return to their workplaces or schools in the first seven days.

Travelers from places with obvious community transmission must take three nucleic acid tests within seven days upon arrival which are on the first, third and seventh day. They are advised neither to travel in the first three days, nor to return to their workplaces or schools.

Travelers from places with random locally transmitted COVID cases, such as the cities of Dongguan, Guangzhou and Zhanjiang in Guangdong Province, and the cities of Hangzhou and Jiaxing in Zhejiang Province, are required to take nucleic acid tests on the first and third day upon arrival.

Arrivals from Hong Kong are subject to a 14-day centralized quarantine and seven-day home health monitoring, while arrivals from Macao must hold negative seven-day nucleic acid test results.

Overseas travelers, except those from Hong Kong and Macao, are required to undergo a 14-day centralized quarantine and seven days of strict home health monitoring.

Shenzhen residents are required to present negative 72-hour nucleic acid test results to access various public places and public transport.

Air travelers arriving in Shenzhen from domestic medium- and high-risk areas for COVID, as well as areas with people testing positive for COVID-19, must have negative 48-hour nucleic acid test results and take a nucleic acid test upon arrival.

Road passenger transport services between Shenzhen and medium- and high-risk areas are currently suspended.

Shekou Cruise Homeport’s Bay Area and island sea tour routes, and ferry services between Shekou and Hong Kong’s airport, Shekou and Macao, Shekou and Zhuhai’s Jiuzhou Port and the Shenzhen airport and Zhongshan, are operating normally.

Ferry services from Shekou to Zhongshan and from the Shenzhen airport to Zhuhai have not resumed at present.