Foshan China 2021-02-09
Q: What are the latest measures and policies for COVID-19 prevention and control in Foshan？
A: According to A Letter to All Foshan Citizens and Friends released by Office of Foshan Command Center for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on January 13, all Foshan citizens are advised to stay in Foshan for the Chinese New Year and avoid unnecessary outbound travel. If possible, please put the Chinese New Year celebrations and work meetings online and strictly control the number and size of the off-line activities.
Q: What medical measures should inbound travelers from overseas take during the Spring Festival？
A: Foshan strictly carries out closed-loop management measures for inbound arrivals, namely 14-day quarantine in designated venues + 7-day medical observation in the community.
Inbound arrivals need to take nucleic acid tests on the 1st, 7th, 14th, and 21st day after entering Guangdong. During the 7-day medical observation period, they should stay at home and avoid social gatherings.
Q: What measures should I take to protect myself during the holiday？
A: We suggest you wash your hands frequently, maintain the proper indoor ventilation, use serving chopsticks and spoons and avoid eating raw food. When you go outside, please wear masks and keep a social distance of at least 1 meter. Please keep an eye on the health situation of yourself and family members.
Once you have a fever, cough, fatigue or other symptoms, please immediately seek for medical care in the nearest fever clinic and report to medical workers your travel or residence history and your contacts before and after the onset of symptoms.
Q: Can I dine out or meet with friends during the holiday?
A: Yes, but you are recommended to avoid the unnecessary gatherings or group dining. If possible, please do not go to places with crowds or bad ventilation. Those who have flu or other symptoms or have visited the medium- or high-risk regions in China should not attend social gatherings.
We recommend a private family gathering and dining of fewer than 10 people. The number of participants for the meetings and gatherings should be limited. It is required that the organizers for the group activities with more than 50 participants should make an epidemic prevention and control plan.
Q: What should I need to know while entering public places such as cinemas?
A: With strict measures for COVID-19 prevention and control, public places in Foshan such as cinemas and theaters are not allowed to admit visitors more than 75% of their maximum visitor capacity. If you need to go to public places, please have your body temperature and health-codes checked and pay attention to the self protection.
Q: Are fireworks and firecrackers allowed during the holiday?
A: Fireworks and firecrackers will be banned in most regions within Foshan, namely, Chancheng district, Nanhai district, Shunde district, Hecheng subdistrict of Gaoming district and downtown area of Sanshui district.Without permission no individual or organizations are allowed to set off fireworks or firecrackers.
Q: What should I need to know when purchasing cold-chain food for the Spring Festival?
A: Please purchase cold-chain food in licensed supermarkets and wet markets and be aware of the background information of frozen food, including place of origin, expiry date, storage requirements and quarantine for the imported food. Personal protective measures should be taken when purchasing the cold-chain food, such as wearing a mask properly, and washing and disinfecting your hands immediately after the purchase.
Q: Will the supermarkets and delivery companies close during the holiday?
A: During the holiday, Foshan will encourage key wet markets and retail stores (including large supermarkets and major commercial complexes) to stay open as usual to ensure a stable supply of daily necessities. Major delivery companies will stay open to ensure delivery of daily necessities, keeping the logistics network, transport, personnel and customer service stable and smooth.
Q: Are there any useful QR codes?
A: We recommend the use of the following QR codes developed by the State Council during your journey.
疫情风险等级查询Enquiry of regional risk level
*You can enquire about medium-and high-risk areas across the country with one click and subscribe to risk level adjustment notifications.
核酸检测机构查询Enquiry of the nucleic acid testing agencies
*You can enquire about the nearby nucleic acid testing agencies.
核酸/抗体检测结果查询Enquiry of nucleic acid/antibody test results
*You can enquire about the results of nucleic acid test and IgG anti-body test within 7 days.
患者同乘接触者查询Enquiry of contacts with infected cases
*You can enquire about whether you have taken public transport together with confirmed, suspected or asymptomatic patients within 14 days.
疫情防控行程卡Enquiry of your trip forCOVID-19 control and prevention
*You can enquire about the countries(regions) and Chinese cities you stayed (for more than 4 hours )within 14 days.
Tips: It is recommended to hold down the QR codes to save the codes in your mobile phone. Then you can find the QR codes quickly when you need to use them.