A makeshift booth for Covid-19 testing in Srinagar during India’s lockdown which thousands of Hong Kong residents are stuck in. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: India joins nations urging Hong Kong to drop policy that automatically sends their citizens into quarantine camps

  • Indian consulate asks authorities to let returnees from South Asian country to quarantine at home, as those from Britain or US are allowed to do
  • Department of Health says quarantine policy is based on the relevant country’s testing rate, not the ethnicity of the Hongkonger
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A makeshift booth for Covid-19 testing in Srinagar during India’s lockdown which thousands of Hong Kong residents are stuck in. Photo: EPA-EFE
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