A total quota of 50,000 travellers a day for four land border checkpoints was raised to 65,000 for four days. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
A total quota of 50,000 travellers a day for four land border checkpoints was raised to 65,000 for four days. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong aims to scrap or ease Covid-19 testing rule for cross-border travellers, end quota system after Lunar New Year, city’s No 2 official says

  • City government in talks with mainland authorities on further relaxation, such as replacing PCR test with RAT, or scrapping requirement altogether
  • Immigration figures show more than 400,000 Hong Kong residents left city; only about 86,000 mainland, Macau, Taiwan and overseas arrivals in Lunar New Year run-up

A total quota of 50,000 travellers a day for four land border checkpoints was raised to 65,000 for four days. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
A total quota of 50,000 travellers a day for four land border checkpoints was raised to 65,000 for four days. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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