Japan to toughen border control for travellers on direct flight from China
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Tokyo
Jan 04, 2023 11:57 AM IST
Japan will continue to ask airlines to limit additional flights from China, to toughen border control for Chinese travellers
Japan will toughen its Covid-19 border control measures for travellers from China effective Jan. 8, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday.
Additional measures will require pre-boarding negative coronavirus test results for passengers on direct flights from China, Kishida said, strengthening the existing emergency measures Japan started on Dec 30.
Japan will continue to ask airlines to limit additional flights from China, Kishida also told a nationally televised New Year news conference.This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.