The new restrictions on travellers from China include mandatory Covid-19 tests, in-flight masking and even blanket bans on arrivals. Photo: EPA-EFE
The new restrictions on travellers from China include mandatory Covid-19 tests, in-flight masking and even blanket bans on arrivals. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Beijing decries ‘political’ curbs on Chinese travellers, threatens to reciprocate

  • Foreign ministry spokeswoman says Covid-19 restrictions targeting flights from China are ‘unacceptable’ and ‘lack scientific basis’
  • More than a dozen countries, including Britain, Japan, South Korea and the US, impose new measures, with Morocco declaring a blanket ban on arrivals

The new restrictions on travellers from China include mandatory Covid-19 tests, in-flight masking and even blanket bans on arrivals. Photo: EPA-EFE
The new restrictions on travellers from China include mandatory Covid-19 tests, in-flight masking and even blanket bans on arrivals. Photo: EPA-EFE
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