Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on October 7. While Hong Kong has taken some steps to loosen pandemic restrictions, those entering the city need to undergo a series of Covid-19 tests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on October 7. While Hong Kong has taken some steps to loosen pandemic restrictions, those entering the city need to undergo a series of Covid-19 tests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

Hong Kong must pivot to normality with an unqualified ‘zero’ policy for travellers

  • The government deserves praise for removing hotel quarantine relatively quickly, but at this stage of the pandemic, we need no quarantine, no medical surveillance and no testing
  • It is time for the responsibility for Covid-related health to shift back to individuals as we cannot afford to test and quarantine forever

Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on October 7. While Hong Kong has taken some steps to loosen pandemic restrictions, those entering the city need to undergo a series of Covid-19 tests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on October 7. While Hong Kong has taken some steps to loosen pandemic restrictions, those entering the city need to undergo a series of Covid-19 tests. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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