Travellers line up at check-in counters at Japan’s Narita Airport. The country confirmed one Omicron case on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Travellers line up at check-in counters at Japan’s Narita Airport. The country confirmed one Omicron case on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Omicron variant: Hong Kong to ban non-residents from three more countries to shut out Covid-19 cases

  • Japan, Portugal and Sweden will be added to Hong Kong’s list of Group A high-risk countries for Covid-19 after recording cases of the Omicron virus variant
  • Hong Kong’s policies are ‘appropriate for now’ and any changes will only come once more data on new variant is gathered, health chief Sophia Chan says

Travellers line up at check-in counters at Japan’s Narita Airport. The country confirmed one Omicron case on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Travellers line up at check-in counters at Japan’s Narita Airport. The country confirmed one Omicron case on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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