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All the Covid Tools and Links You Need in Shanghai

Here's a collection of useful links related to Covid in Shanghai.
Sep 22, 2021 | 12:00 Wed

Chinese Translations

Covid: 新冠病毒 - xīn guàn bìng dú
Covid Test: 新冠病毒核酸检测 - xīn guàn bìng dú hé suān jiǎn cè
Covid Vaccination: 新冠疫苗 - xīn guàn yì miáo

Where to get Covid tested?

 Click here for a list of hospitals that offer the covid test for expats. Here's a report on what it's like getting a Covid test in Shanghai.

Where to get a same-day Covid test?

Shanghai First People's Hospital offers same-day Covid tests (当天报告; dāng tiān bào gào). A short consultation is required before the test. The pricing is around 25rmb for the doctor and 80rmb for the test -- a total of 105rmb. If you get tested before 2pm, the report will be provided after 6pm the same day.

Where do I get information on restrictions in other cities and provinces in China?

If you would like to know the enter-exit regulations (出入境政策; chū rù jìng zhèng cè) to cities, there is an official WeChat account you can follow for more information. Click here to read more about it.

How do I get my Covid vaccination in Shanghai?

Scan the QR code and follow the instructions on how to get the Covid vaccination in Shanghai in this article.

How do I know what the current restrictions are traveling from and to Shanghai?

Click here or scan the code below, enter the two Chinese cities you want to travel between and it will show you current travel and quarantine restrictions. It's all on Chinese but works well using WeChat's translate function.


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