Joy at the arrivals area of Shanghai Pudong International Airport as China scraps quarantine requirements on January 8. Photo: AFP
Joy at the arrivals area of Shanghai Pudong International Airport as China scraps quarantine requirements on January 8. Photo: AFP

‘Don’t want to wait even a day more’: families reunite as China ends 3 years of zero-Covid curbs

  • Flights from Canada, Singapore and New Zealand among the first to arrive on first day of zero border controls and quarantine in China since pandemic began
  • Eight land ports connecting China with neighbouring countries also resume operation, with a negative Covid-19 test the only requirement

Joy at the arrivals area of Shanghai Pudong International Airport as China scraps quarantine requirements on January 8. Photo: AFP
Joy at the arrivals area of Shanghai Pudong International Airport as China scraps quarantine requirements on January 8. Photo: AFP
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