The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong coronavirus: Britain ban lifted, but ‘chaos’ over special flights has some criticising coordination

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam says city residents will be allowed to fly back on any Hong Kong-bound flights from Britain from early May
  • Quarantine period could also be reduced from current 14 days to seven, or even shorter for fully vaccinated people coming from low-risk countries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
The inbound-flight ban, which was imposed in late December as a mutant coronavirus strain emerged in Britain, has left about 1,000 Hongkongers stranded in the country. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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