From Wednesday, Beijing will require all domestic visitors, along with Beijing residents returning home from other places, to present a negative nucleic acid test result within the previous 48 hours. Photo: EPA-EFE
From Wednesday, Beijing will require all domestic visitors, along with Beijing residents returning home from other places, to present a negative nucleic acid test result within the previous 48 hours. Photo: EPA-EFE
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China must be alert of ‘race to the bottom’ risks in Covid-19 zero-tolerance drive

  • Quarantine requirements vary across the mainland, but there’s little scientific evidence to support the different approaches to controlling Covid-19
  • For local cadres, it’s an easy choice to implement harsh coronavirus control measures, even when some are controversial

From Wednesday, Beijing will require all domestic visitors, along with Beijing residents returning home from other places, to present a negative nucleic acid test result within the previous 48 hours. Photo: EPA-EFE
From Wednesday, Beijing will require all domestic visitors, along with Beijing residents returning home from other places, to present a negative nucleic acid test result within the previous 48 hours. Photo: EPA-EFE
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