Some observers believe the measures are the first steps in a gradual process of easing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Some observers believe the measures are the first steps in a gradual process of easing. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hopes rise of further changes to China’s Covid controls as rules start to ease and focus shifts to preparing for further outbreaks

  • Although the authorities have stressed the zero-Covid policy remains, observers said Friday’s changes marked the first signs of a gradual shift
  • New rules should make it easier to travel into the country, and there is now a greater emphasis on vaccinations and strengthen the capacity to handle outbreaks

Some observers believe the measures are the first steps in a gradual process of easing. Photo: EPA-EFE
Some observers believe the measures are the first steps in a gradual process of easing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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