Both the United Kingdom and France have announced on Wednesday that they will require passengers from China to present a negative result of a Covid-19 test before departure. In this way, it follows in the wake of Spain and Italy in Europe, to face the increase in coronavirus infections registered in the Asian country.
In the case of the United Kingdom, in the absence of an official announcement by the government of Rishi Sunak, the BBC assures that the Executive is willing to announce the introduction of this requirement after Beijing confirms that it will reopen its borders on 8th of January, for the first time since March 2020.
The French government, for its part, has announced that travelers who travel to French territory, either on a direct flight or with a stopover, will have to show a PCR test or influenza hours of less than 48 to get on a plane from China. .
The French authorities will require a negative covid test from passengers boarding from The French Executive recommends postponing trips to China that are not essential and, in those that are, urges its citizens to have the anticovid vaccines up to date and respect the distancing gestures.