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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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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