Large-scale COVID reemergence 'unlikely' despite uptick in cases
About 7 percent of fever clinic patients have tested positive for COVID-19 this month.
Top disease control body clarifies mask use
China's top disease control authorities clarified on Wednesday that people do not need to wear masks in outdoor spaces and workplaces, on campuses and when working out.
Seniors, children in rural areas priority in COVID protection
Authorities have pledged to continue to prioritize seniors and young children in rural areas as the group that needs the most protection against COVID-19, even though the virus had subsided nationwide.
Things you need to know about Omicron subvariants BQ.1 and XBB
As more new variants of Omicron emerge in some overseas countries, China has also detected BQ.1 and XBB from imported cases.
Changes to COVID management policies explained
The National Health Commission announced late Monday that it will reclassify the novel coronavirus, changing it from "novel coronavirus pneumonia" to "novel coronavirus infection".
China to manage COVID-19 with measures against Class B infectious diseases
China will manage COVID-19 with measures against Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases, in a major shift of its epidemic response policies.
Second COVID booster available for eligible people
Seniors and people identified as being at higher risk from COVID-19 are now eligible for a second vaccine booster shot, according to a notice issued on Wednesday.
Guidance on home quarantine for COVID-infected people
People with mild symptoms and asymptomatic cases can now choose to quarantine at home instead of at centralized quarantine facilities.