A Cathay Pacific cargo plane at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Nora Tam
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific cargo pilot becomes first known carrier of Omicron variant in Hong Kong community

  • The 36-year-old, exempt from typical quarantine restrictions, was allowed to leave his home and travel within the city for two days before testing positive
  • Three other Omicron cases were among the five Covid-19 infections confirmed on Saturday, taking the total number identified with the variant so far to 14

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Nora Tam
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: Nora Tam
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