Beginning Friday, 12 August, arrivals to Hong Kong will endure a three-day resort quarantine with 4 days of well being monitoring. Right here’s what it’s essential to know.
It’s about time: the Hong Kong authorities has introduced the most important loosening of its COVID-19 quarantine regulations because the pandemic started. On this morning’s briefing, Chief Government John Lee introduced that the seven-day obligatory resort quarantine at the moment in place will probably be lower to 3 days, with 4 days of “well being monitoring” to comply with.
In the course of the 4 days of well being monitoring, arrivals are free to depart house with a destructive day by day fast antigen take a look at (RAT) consequence; nevertheless, they may nonetheless not be permitted to enter vaccine-pass venues throughout that interval.
#BREAKING Hong Kong to shorten obligatory resort quarantine for abroad arrivals from 7 days to three days resort QT plus 4 days of well being monitor.
In the course of the 4 days, the individual can depart house with day by day RAT destructive take a look at consequence however can’t enter vaccine pass-required venues.
— Xinqi Su 蘇昕琪 (@XinqiSu) August 8, 2022
Hong Kong additionally introduced the implementation of Purple, Yellow and Blue Codes, a a tiered health-code system that helps monitor the actions of Covid-19 sufferers who’re isolating at house.
Keep tuned for extra data, and discover out extra about Hong Kong’s journey restrictions here.
This story was first printed on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong