This was triggered by a COVID-19 case on flight SQ882 on Mar 31.The 28-year-old woman arrived in Hong Kong from Indonesia. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on Friday, she was a transit passenger who was negative for the coronavirus in a pre-departure swab but later tested positive upon arrival in Hong Kong.
She was asymptomatic.AdvertisementAdvertisementIn addition, three other transit passengers on the SIA flight had undergone COVID-19 pre-departure tests at clinics in their places of origin that did not meet Hong Kong’s requirements, said CAAS.Flights will be banned from landing in Hong Kong if:
A flight has five or more passengers confirmed to have COVID-19, through specimens collected at the Hong Kong Department of Health's Temporary Specimen Collection CentreTwo consecutive flights from the same original port of the same airline have three or more passengers confirmed to have COVID-19 headtopics.com
A flight has one or more passengers confirmed to have COVID-19 and one or more cases who failed to comply with the requirements specified under Chapter 599H."If either of the above criteria is met, the passenger flights from the relevant original port of the airline concerned will be prohibited from landing in Hong Kong for 14 days," said Hong Kong's Department of Health.
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1.8 million people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Health minister
A total of 1.2 million people have completed the full vaccination regimen, says Mr Gan Kim Yong.
How many times did they ban mainlanders, esp Wuhan people from entering HK ?
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