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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.
Vaccine rollout (%)
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China covid live updates
- Travel advice for China - UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
- Travellers' health for China - National Health Commission, People's Republic of China
- Coronavirus timeline in China - Our World in Data
FCDO travel advice
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|
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|
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.
The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for China is provided by Our World in Data and is updated weekly.
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.
- OOpen for tourism
- O*Open for vaccinated arrivals
- Q*Quarantine for unvaccinated
- VVaccination required
- T|VTest or vaccination required
- QQuarantine required
- TTest required
- T+VTest + vaccination required
- CClosed for tourism
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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