Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Thousands of students stranded in Britain as Hong Kong bans arrivals to shut out mutated Covid-19 strain

  • Parents say family reunion plans have been ruined by the ban on all passenger flights from Britain from Tuesday
  • Consultants say several thousand Hongkongers studying in Britain will remain stranded, while the ban also pours cold water on immigration plans

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Hong Kong has banned all passenger flights from Britain starting from midnight on Monday as a drastic measure to shut out a more infectious strain of Covid-19. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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