City residents returning from the US will soon have to spend their first seven days of quarantine at the government’s camp at Penny’s Bay. Photo: May Tse
City residents returning from the US will soon have to spend their first seven days of quarantine at the government’s camp at Penny’s Bay. Photo: May Tse

Omicron variant: Hong Kong tightens measures for US arrivals, requires first week of 21-day quarantine to be at Penny’s Bay government facility

  • Move prompted by Omicron case detected in traveller from the US, bringing the total number of variant infections confirmed by city so far to five
  • The US is the first country outside Africa to be subject to the heightened quarantine requirements

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
City residents returning from the US will soon have to spend their first seven days of quarantine at the government’s camp at Penny’s Bay. Photo: May Tse
City residents returning from the US will soon have to spend their first seven days of quarantine at the government’s camp at Penny’s Bay. Photo: May Tse
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