Hong Kong adds Singapore and Iceland to list of high-risk nations following Omicron cases

Hong Kong adds Singapore and Iceland to list of high-risk nations following Omicron cases

Hong Kong, Singapore

3/12/2021 4:04:00 PM

Hong Kong adds Singapore and Iceland to list of high-risk nations following Omicron cases

HONG KONG - Singapore and Iceland will from Monday (Dec 6) be bumped up to Category A - which means high-risk nations - in Hong Kong from Category B, as cases of Omicron Covid-19 variant infections have been detected in these places. This means that non- Hong Kong residents...

EngagementsHONG KONG - Singapore and Iceland will from Monday (Dec 6) be bumped up to Category A - which means high-risk nations - in Hong Kong from Category B, as cases of Omicron Covid-19 variant infections have been detected in these places.This means that non-Hong Kong residents who have stayed in these countries within 21 days are banned from entering Hong Kong.

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Residents coming from Singapore or Iceland can board a flight for Hong Kong only if they have been fully vaccinated and hold a recognised vaccination record. They have to undergo compulsory quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel for 21 days, with six tests to be conducted during quarantine, followed by compulsory testing in a community testing centre on the 26th day of arrival at Hong Kong.

Meanwhile, all transit passengers from overseas and Taiwan must present negative Covid-19 results within 72 hours before flying to Hong Kong, the Food and Health Bureau said.On Thursday (Dec 2), the bureau said it tightened restrictions on arrivals from Finland, Ghana, South Korea, Norway and Saudi Arabia from Sunday, due to the discovery of Omicron cases. headtopics.com

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