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

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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