China covid travel advice

Explore Covid-19 statistics relating to new cases and the vaccine rollout in China plus up-to-date travel advice on entry requirements from government agencies.

  • Entry requirements for China
  • Vaccine rollout (%) Fully vaccined
  • New cases/100k 7-day

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Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in China showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially or fully vaccinated.

As of 07/09/2022 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 1,302,773,000 90.2%
Fully vaccinated 1,270,656,000 88%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for China is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 07/09/22.

Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for China recorded in the latest 7-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change
2022-08-28 <1 -25.7%
2022-09-04 <1 0.5%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for China recorded over the past 10 weeks.

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The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for China is provided by Our World in Data and is updated weekly.

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Entry requirements & travel restrictions

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of China including entry requirements and the rules on pre-departure Covid-19 testing and quarantine.

Are there entry restrictions to China due to Covid-19?

China is closed for tourism. All non-resident foreign nationals are banned from entering. There are no longer any direct flights between the UK and China.

Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering China.

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Open for vaccinated arrivalsO*
    Open for vaccinated arrivals
  • Quarantine for unvaccinatedQ*
    Quarantine for unvaccinated
  • Vaccination requiredV
    Vaccination required
  • Test or vaccination requiredT|V
    Test or vaccination required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Test + vaccination requiredT+V
    Test + vaccination required
  • Closed for tourismC
    Closed for tourism

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from China?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from China. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

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