Passengers arrive at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Omicron variant: Hong Kong tightens entry rules for residents arriving from countries with reported cases as city confirms third infection

  • Health officials say all countries with reported infections of the new variant will be moved to highest-risk tier for entry
  • Government pandemic adviser says border reopening plan should remain safe if new variants caught before entering city, though others fear strategy may worry Beijing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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