The 71st press conference on Guangdong's fight against COVID-19 was held in Guangzhou today.
Guangdong released details on inbound entries and how to spend the Spring Festival in the province.
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Entries from Baiyun Airport and Shenzhen Bay will be transferred to 8 cities
To ease Guangzhou and Shenzhen’s pressure of inbound arrivals and quarantine, inbound passengers entering from Baiyun Airport and Shenzhen Bay will be diverted into 8 cities.
Inbound arrivals entering from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport will be distributed to Foshan, Qingyuan, Jiangmen and Zhaoqing, while those from Shenzhen Bay Port will be distributed to Dongguan, Huizhou, Shanwei and Zhongshan.
Entry from airport: boarding with a nucleic acid & IgM anti-body tests; follow "14+7" policy upon arrivals; all passengers must have 4 nucleic acid tests within 21 days.
Entry from Hong Kong: Shenzhen Bay Port has a daily entry limit of 2,000 people; Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge has a limit of 240 people per day: All require negative nucleic acid testing results within the preceding 24 hours.
Entry from Macao: All entries require negative nucleic acid testing results within the preceding 7 days.
Starting from November,2020, Guangzhou and Shenzhen airports have suspended adding inbound flights, and meanwhile tightened inbound charter flights and fast lanes. A total of 60 flights have been halted.
Currently, there are 62 inbound flights per week, among which 53 are into Guangzhou and 9 are into Shenzhen. The average number of inbound passengers per day remains at around 1,800.
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No units shall organize galas or group dinners; family gatherings are limited to ten (10) people or less
Guangdong requires arrivals from high-risk areas to report to the community or hotel where they live within 12 hours of arriving in Guangdong. Staff in key industries shall show a nucleic acid testing certificate over the past 7 days.
In principle, no unit shall organize large-scale activities like group visits, parties, dinners or training during the Spring Festival. Activities with more than 50 people must strictly follow relevant procedures. The host must formulate epidemic prevention and control work plans and emergency plans, and report to the administration authority.
The Health Commission of Guangdong Province advises the public exercise protection measures, and family gatherings should be limited to 10 people or less.
Over 2,100 public cultural venues open for free
As for travelling during the Spring Festival, the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province suggests that tourists should make reservations before visiting scenic spots and cultural venues.
Guangdong has more than 2,100 public cultural venues including libraries, cultural centers, museums, towns and streets cultural stations. During the Spring Festival, these cultural venues will be open to the public for free.
Travel agencies and online tourism companies are not allowed to organize group tour to medium or high risks areas. Guangdong encourages travels within the city, or surrounding places in the province. To visit tourist attractions above 4A level, tourists can make appointments via the mini-programs "Yue You Wan".
Safeguard daily necessities and delivery
Guangdong’s market is well-supplied with various daily necessities. Major express delivery companies will also maintain a high staff presence rate during the Spring Festival, and provide delivery services for daily necessities.
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