The city’s fourth Omicron case involved a transit passenger at Hong Kong airport.  Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The city’s fourth Omicron case involved a transit passenger at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Omicron variant may be more contagious than Delta, warns Hong Kong expert after ‘surprisingly distant’ coronavirus hotel transmission

  • City also reports fourth Omicron case, a 38-year-old who had spent days in Hong Kong airport before being confirmed with Covid-19 following a pre-departure test
  • Two patients quarantining in hotel ‘never opened their doors at same time, never met each other, never shared any items, and still got infected’, professor says

The city’s fourth Omicron case involved a transit passenger at Hong Kong airport.  Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The city’s fourth Omicron case involved a transit passenger at Hong Kong airport. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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