Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP
Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP

Three-test coronavirus travel rule satisfies China’s need for strict control but Indians question necessity

  • India has almost hit 9 million Covid-19 cases and neighbouring China seeks to ensure no new outbreaks are imported by travellers
  • Testing on arrival in China followed by a quarantine period may be more effective, says chief of public health NGO

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP
Even though travellers from India to China must take three coronavirus tests, health authorities in Guangdong province found two asymptomatic Covid-19 cases imported from India on November 10. Photo: AFP
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