Beginning Friday, 12 August, arrivals to Hong Kong will bear a three-day lodge quarantine with 4 days of well being monitoring. Right here’s what you have to know.
It’s about time: the Hong Kong authorities has introduced the largest loosening of its COVID-19 quarantine regulations because the pandemic started. On this morning’s briefing, Chief Govt John Lee introduced that the seven-day obligatory lodge quarantine at present in place might be reduce to 3 days, with 4 days of “well being monitoring” to comply with.
Through the 4 days of well being monitoring, arrivals are free to depart dwelling with a damaging every day fast antigen take a look at (RAT) consequence; nonetheless, they’ll nonetheless not be permitted to enter vaccine-pass venues throughout that interval.
#BREAKING Hong Kong to shorten obligatory lodge quarantine for abroad arrivals from 7 days to three days lodge QT plus 4 days of well being monitor.
Through the 4 days, the particular person can depart dwelling with every day RAT damaging take a look at consequence however can’t enter vaccine pass-required venues.
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Hong Kong additionally introduced the implementation of Pink, Yellow and Blue Codes, a a tiered health-code system that helps observe the actions of Covid-19 sufferers who’re isolating at dwelling.
Keep tuned for extra info, and discover out extra about Hong Kong’s journey restrictions here.
This story was first printed on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong