Local COVID information for “Beijing, China”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in China. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.)
Last updated: August 3, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in China you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are required in public places and transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation services are operational between most routes. Passengers can expect temperature checks and health screenings at transportation hubs. QR codes and health apps should be downloaded prior to travel. Inter-regional travel remains restricted in parts of China and passengers may be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine when entering or leaving a high-risk area. Quarantine is enforced on a neighborhood level and procedures vary depending on the severity of the outbreak.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Customers can expect temperature checks and health screenings when entering. Customers may be required to provide their personal information, via a QR registration app, for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Customers can expect temperature checks and health screenings when entering. Customers may be required to provide their personal information, via a QR registration app, for contact tracing purposes.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Customers can expect temperature checks and health screenings when entering. Customers may be required to provide their personal information, via a QR registration app, for contact tracing purposes.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Opening times may vary due to regional guidelines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Beijing, China?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in China. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.. The current R number is 1.29501334283059

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Beijing, China?

Face masks are recommended.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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