Throughout the country, positive people will be able, if they are asymptomatic or slightly affected, now perform their quarantine at home, and no longer in collective centers.
MO12345lemonde with AFP
While the daily life of hundreds of millions of Chinese continues to be marked by health constraints, China announced Wednesday December 7 a general relaxation of health rules against the COVVID, authorizing certain positive cases to perform their quarantine at home .
This is a radical change compared to the standard in force for almost three years, which required that any positive case be taken to a quarantine center.
According to new instructions unveiled by the National Health Commission (NHC) – which has the value of ministry -, “asymptomatic infected people and light cases that can be isolated at home will be generally” and the country goes “Reduce more the scope of nucleic acid tests and reduce the frequency”.
relief on PCR tests
The announcement on Wednesday also includes the limitation of the magnitude of containment to the floors of affected apartments and individual buildings, rather than neighborhoods.
Another novelty: it will now be possible to travel from one Chinese province to another without having to present a negative PCR test of less than 48 hours, and no test will be required on arrival. p>
The announcement comes a few hours after the official publication of new worrying figures for the second world economy: in November, China saw its exports and imports collapse, under the combined effect of its zero covid and D policy ‘A sluggish request.