An Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMPAn Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMP
An Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMP

Coronavirus: 10 who shared Emirates flight to Hong Kong with Covid-19 cases sent to quarantine centre after five days stranded at airport

  • It was not immediately clear how the group, at the airport for five days now, was able to board the flight from Dubai, as transit services to the mainland are currently barred
  • As of Wednesday evening, 10 of the 11 stranded passengers had refused an offer to be flown back to their port of origin

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
An Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMPAn Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMP
An Emirates flight containing 26 Hong Kong residents found to be infected with the coronavirus, also brought 11 would-be transit passengers. The group was sent to quarantine on Wednesday after spending five days trapped at the airport. Photo: SCMP
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