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HK extends travel ban to all non-locals
Published on: 2020-03-24
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Hong kongHong Kong will ban all non-local residents from entering the city through flights and suspend transit services at the airport starting Wednesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Monday, a move which analysts believe is the "strictest-ever" measure to deal with the mounting pressure of COVID-19 in the city as an international hub with a prosperous service sector.

Hong kong 03People cannot enter through the mainland, Macao or Taiwan if they have been overseas in the past 14 days. All new arrivals, regardless of departure origin, have to undergo a 14-day quarantine, Lam said at a press conference on Monday.
 

She also said passengers coming from the US, the UK and the EU, even without any suspicious symptoms, need to accept nucleic acid testing.

Hong Kong residents have been wearing increasingly more dramatic protective gear in response to the coronavirus outbreakHong Kong residents have been wearing increasingly more dramatic protective gear in response to the coronavirus outbreak
 

The Chief Executive also proposed a ban on alcohol at 8,600 bars, restaurants and entertaining centers as a few clustered infections have emerged from gatherings and banquets. She also noted that authorities will consult with the catering industry on diverting business operators from eat-in to delivery services.

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