More than 100 maritime workers are stuck aboard their vessels undergoing quarantine after six seamen, one from each of six ships, tested positive for the coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee
More than 100 maritime workers are stuck aboard their vessels undergoing quarantine after six seamen, one from each of six ships, tested positive for the coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong third wave: as more sailors confirmed with Covid-19, experts call for suspension of unrestricted crew changes

  • ‘If a group has come in [from other places], but quarantine is not imposed on them … this will only lead to sustained entry of the virus’: government adviser
  • According to the Marine Department, about 10,000 sea crew members have been granted quarantine exemption to date

More than 100 maritime workers are stuck aboard their vessels undergoing quarantine after six seamen, one from each of six ships, tested positive for the coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee
More than 100 maritime workers are stuck aboard their vessels undergoing quarantine after six seamen, one from each of six ships, tested positive for the coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee
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