55 new COVID19 cases reported in Chinese mainland as of Thursday

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

54 of the 55 are attributed to 'imported'' cases.

China will shut its borders  to most foreigners from Saturday due to fears of a second outbreak from imported cases.
  • Foreign nationals currently holding Chinese visas or residency permits will be temporarily banned from entering
  • government is also suspending all visa-free transit and visa-on-landing programs
  • People holding diplomatic passports are exempted
  • Foreign nationals who must visit China out of necessity need to apply for new visas
  • holders of Chinese visas issued after Thursday will be allowed into the country

China totals now:
  • 81,340 cases
  • 3,292 deaths

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