China News Agency, Beijing, January 8 (Reporter Li Chun) Starting from January 8, 2023, China will officially implement "Class B and B Control" for new coronavirus infections.

Centering on "protecting health and preventing severe illness", the government has taken corresponding measures to protect people's life safety and health to the greatest extent, and minimize the impact of the epidemic on economic and social development.

Data map: On January 7, in Taiyuan City, Shanxi Province, people went to Taiyuan Station to travel.

On that day, the 2023 Spring Festival Transport officially kicked off.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Wei Liang

  After the implementation of "Class B and B Management", China will no longer implement isolation measures for people infected with the new coronavirus according to the Law on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases, and will no longer determine close contacts; no longer delineate high and low risk areas; and implement grading and classification for people infected with the new coronavirus Admission and timely adjustment of medical security policies; testing strategy adjusted to "willing to test all tests"; adjust the frequency and content of epidemic information release.

According to the Frontier Health and Quarantine Law, no quarantine and infectious disease management measures will be taken for entry personnel and goods.

  The inpatient medical expenses incurred by COVID-19 patients in all medical institutions that meet the new coronavirus infection diagnosis and treatment plan formulated by the health department will be paid by basic medical insurance, serious illness insurance, medical assistance, etc., and the part of the personal burden will be subsidized by the government.

The policy is calculated based on the admission time of patients with new crowns and will be implemented until March 31, 2023.

  China has taken active measures to facilitate the exchange of Chinese and foreign personnel.

Persons coming to China should undergo a nucleic acid test 48 hours before departure. Those with a negative result can come to China without applying for a health code at the Chinese embassy or consulate abroad, and fill in the result in the customs health declaration card.

Nucleic acid testing and centralized isolation for all staff after entry will be cancelled.

Those who have a normal health declaration and no abnormality in the routine quarantine at the customs port can be released to enter the society.

  China canceled the "five ones" and passenger load factor restrictions on the number of international passenger flights.

Further optimize arrangements for foreign nationals coming to China, such as resumption of work and production, business, study abroad, family visits, reunions, etc., and provide corresponding visa convenience.

According to the international epidemic situation and various service guarantee capabilities, the outbound travel of Chinese citizens will be resumed in an orderly manner.

  After the implementation of the "Class B and B Control", people entering Hong Kong will enter the country with a negative nucleic acid test result for new coronavirus infection 48 hours before their departure, and fill in the test result in the customs health declaration card.

Persons entering Macao from Macao, if they have no history of residence in foreign countries or other overseas regions within 7 days, do not need to enter the country with a negative nucleic acid test result for new coronavirus infection before travel.

Resume services for connecting/transiting into the Mainland at Hong Kong and Macau International Airports.

Cancel the passenger load factor restrictions on flights between Hong Kong and Macau to and from the mainland, and gradually increase the number of flights in an orderly manner.

The visa application for Mainland residents traveling to Hong Kong for tourism and business purposes will be resumed.

  Starting from 00:00 on January 8, the official cancellation of international passenger flights destined for Beijing will enter the designated first point of entry.

Inbound passenger flights at Capital Airport resume operations in Terminal 2 and Zone E of Terminal 3.

  In addition, for violations of novel coronavirus infection prevention and control measures and border health and quarantine regulations, the judiciary will no longer use Article 330 of the Criminal Law as a crime of obstructing the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and Article 332 of the Criminal Law as a crime of obstructing frontier health and quarantine. guilty and punished.

  China's implementation of "Class B and B management" for new crown virus infection coincides with the 2023 Spring Festival travel movement.

According to the official deployment, for the flow of visiting relatives, explore the implementation of policies such as flexible vacations and off-peak vacations to reduce the pressure of centralized travel; for the flow of migrant workers, reasonably determine the Spring Festival holiday and post-holiday start time, and guide people to return to work at staggered peaks; for the flow of students, optimize Adjust the holiday and school start time, and guide people to return to school during off-peak and off-peak periods; for tourist flow, reasonably set the upper limit of tourist reception, and guide the orderly flow of tourist flow.