On Wednesday, the National Health Commission surprised with an already known fact: The Coronavirus does not survive long on food packaging. As a result, imported frozen goods will no longer have to be tested in the future. “Recent research shows that the new Coronavirus survives only a short time on most surfaces under normal temperature conditions and is all inactivated within a day,” the statement reads. Removing the testing requirement for certain foods is therefore in line with the “spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important instructions” on disease prevention, it said.
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