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City of Beijing introduces vaccine mandate

The city of Beijing has imposed a vaccination mandate for public places. Starting July 11, visitors to high-traffic public places, such as after-school educational institutions, libraries, museums, cinemas, indoor sports facilities, Internet cafes, and event venues, will be required to present at least one vaccination against the Coronavirus. Individuals who cannot receive a vaccination for medical reasons are exempt from the measure. This is the first time a Chinese city has introduced mandatory vaccination. Restaurants and public transportation are exempt. In the city of Beijing, 97.7 percent of the adult population was vaccinated as of September last year, Reuters reported.

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