A doctor in a protective chamber takes a swab from a man to test for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at a government-run hospital in Chennai, India. Some 3,200 Hongkongers are believed stranded in the country. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Hong Kong plans ‘phased approach’ in flying thousands of residents back from India, Pakistan

  • Some 5,200 city residents are now stranded in India or Pakistan, which has imposed strict travel restrictions and shut down international flights
  • Initial plan will focus on getting Hongkongers home from Delhi and Islamabad and their surrounding areas
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A doctor in a protective chamber takes a swab from a man to test for coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at a government-run hospital in Chennai, India. Some 3,200 Hongkongers are believed stranded in the country. Photo: Reuters
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