.Its capital New Delhi went into lockdown from Monday night as officials scramble to get surging cases under control.AdvertisementAdvertisementREAD: SIA and Scoot to stop carrying transit passengers from Singapore to Hong Kong when flight suspensions lift
The identified Vistara aircraft can hold a total of 188 passengers but Hong Kong authorities did not announce how many it had been carrying.The positive coronavirus results surfaced during Hong Kong's mandatory three-week quarantine period, one of the strictest entry regimes in the world.
All travellers flying into the territory must also provide a negative test within 72 hours prior to departure.AdvertisementSeveral cases have also been detected on flights arriving in Hong Kong from Mumbai, authorities said.Densely populated Hong Kong was one of the first places to be hit by the coronavirus, but the tough entry conditions, strict social distancing measures and universal mask wearing have helped keep infections to just over 11,000 with 209 deaths. headtopics.comRead more: CNA »
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47 test positive for Covid on a 188 seat Vistara flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong, after all tested negative 72 hours prior Only 8 detected before began quarantine 39 only identified later during hotel quarantine 22 tested positive at day 12 Thank god for hotel quarantine