Hong Kong’s 21-day quarantine is among the world’s toughest. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s 21-day quarantine is among the world’s toughest. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: imported cases in Hong Kong mostly detected within first 14 days of quarantine, but 21-day rule ‘still needed to guard against outbreak’

  • Experts insist the 21-day rule for high-risk travellers is still needed to guard against community outbreaks, amid city’s zero-Covid policy
  • Analysis of cases in recent months also reveals vaccinated patients less likely to develop symptoms or require antiviral drugs

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s 21-day quarantine is among the world’s toughest. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s 21-day quarantine is among the world’s toughest. Photo: Sam Tsang
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