China is suspending entry for most foreign passport holders who reside in Britain, reacting to a new surge of coronavirus cases in the United KingdomBy The Associated PressNovember 5, 2020, 4:53 AM• 14 min readBEIJING — China is suspending entry for most foreign passport holders who reside in Britain, reacting to a new surge of coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom.The suspension covers those holding visas or residence permits issued prior to Nov. 3, with exceptions for diplomats and some others. Foreign nationals wishing to visit China for emergency needs may apply for special case visas.The Chinese Embassy in London says the suspension will be “assessed in accordance with the evolving situation and any adjustment will be announced accordingly.”China has largely contained the spread of coronavirus within the country but continues to record imported cases, including another 20 reported Thursday. Chinese officials require all people arriving in China to undergo two weeks of quarantine.———HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:— Poland reaches daily high of nearly 25,000 coronavirus cases— Russia reports records in new daily virus cases, deaths— South Korea approves single test for COVID-19 and flu— Pints poured, retail therapy: England readies for lockdown to start


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