Hong Kong confirmed nine new coronavirus cases on Sunday, all among arrivals on inbound flights. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong confirmed nine new coronavirus cases on Sunday, all among arrivals on inbound flights. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Coronavirus: Cathay Pacific crew member among 9 new imported cases in Hong Kong as health chief warns of tighter rules if fifth local wave hits

  • Health minister Sophia Chan says authorities are ready to tighten measures, including testing, quarantine and social distancing, if fifth wave of local infections hits
  • Six of the latest imported cases carried mutated strains of the virus, including five with elements consistent with highly transmissible Omicron variant

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong confirmed nine new coronavirus cases on Sunday, all among arrivals on inbound flights. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong confirmed nine new coronavirus cases on Sunday, all among arrivals on inbound flights. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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