What's changed as China relaxes strict Covid rules
2 months ago
BEIJING: China rolled back its tough Covid rules on Wednesday, after the restrictions sparked popular unrest and hammered the world's second-largest economy.
Here are some of the major changes announced by Beijing's National Health Commission:
PEOPLE infected with Covid but with mild or no symptoms can now isolate at home rather than in state-managed facilities.
This is a reversal of earlier rules, where all infected patients and their close contacts were sent to hospitals or hastily-built isolation centres.
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