Hong Kong lifts Covid-19 flight ban for nine countries including UK

Hong Kong has announced today that it will lift its ban on flights from nine countries, as government officials assure that the latest Covid-19 wave has peaked.

Hong Kong has announced today that it will lift its ban on flights from nine countries, as government officials assure that the latest Covid-19 wave has peaked.

The financial hub, which has adopted the mainland’s ‘Zero-Covid’ stance, had been battling its fifth wave since December.

Alongside easing travel restrictions, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has cut quarantine times from 14 days to seven for vaccinated residents.

Lam has also paused plans to undergo city-wide testing, which would see all 7.4m citizens take a PCR test.

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