A Cathay Pacific cargo plane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AFP
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Hong Kong pandemic adviser calls for end to cargo aircrew quarantine ‘loophole’ after Cathay Pacific pilot’s Omicron case

  • Two-hour window for ‘essential’ travel in community risks potential outbreak, says Professor David Hui, as it brings Hongkongers face to face with new, more transmissible variant
  • But when questioned on the subject, health secretary reveals no plan in the works to change policy; city, meanwhile, adds eight new Covid-19 cases, all imported

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AFP
A Cathay Pacific cargo plane prepares to land at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AFP
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