China is temporarily prohibiting foreign nationals from entering the country in efforts to curb the spread of the
The Chinese made the announcement Thursday in a statement to their website saying the suspension will begin Saturday, March 28. There is currently no end date, though the agency said its measures will be “calibrated in light of the evolving situation and announced accordingly.”
The temporary ban will restrict from entering the country, even those who have a valid visa or residency permit. However, visas issued after the announcement will still be recognized, according to the statement.
The announcement noted that some individuals are exempt, including diplomats and those providing necessary economic, scientific or technological services or emergency humanitarian support.Those groups may apply for visas at Chinese