Dear members,

Please find below a number of updates that may be of interest to your school.

UK: China travel restrictions

From November 7, 2020, China will require all incoming passengers to present a negative COVID IgM antibody test, in addition to their negative nucleic acid test result, before boarding a direct flight to China. The test results will need to have been obtained within 48 hours before departure (not the present 72 hours) and a green QR health code will also need to be presented. This very tight turnaround may make it difficult to travel to China from the UK, with obvious consequences for any Chinese pupils planning to go home at Christmas. Please click here for further information from the Chinese Embassy.

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