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Beijing to quarantine travelers from Japan, South Korea, Iran and Italy amid coronavirus outbreak

Reuters

All travelers entering Beijing from the coronavirus hotspots of South Korea, Japan, Iran and Italy will have to be quarantined for 14 days, the Deputy Secretary General of the Beijing Municipal Government, Chen Bei, said on Tuesday.

Shanghai earlier said it would also compel visitors who had recently traveled to countries with “relatively serious virus conditions” to submit to 14 days of isolation, but it did not name the countries.

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