An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters
An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: flights from Britain to Hong Kong resuming on Friday, ending four-month ban

  • Ban also covering Ireland was imposed in late December to guard against more transmissible coronavirus variants
  • Hong Kong removes ‘extremely high risk’ coronavirus classification for both countries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters
An inbound-flight ban took effect in Hong Kong on December 22 as a mutant variant emerged in Britain. Photo: Reuters
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