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Hong Kong reported no local Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, recording only one imported case from the Philippines.

A Health Department staffer said the 31-year-old woman who tested positive for the coronavirus was found carrying a variant strain.

She arrived in Hong Kong on Apr. 8 via Cebu Pacific fl...

April 21, 2021
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A union of Hong Kong employment agencies called on Hong Kong to donate coronavirus jabs to domestic workers in the Philippines with job orders in order to ease their entry into the city.

Hong Kong Union of Employment Agencies sought vaccine donations after the ban on flights from the Philippines—one of the major ...

April 20, 2021
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Flights from the Philippines, India, and Pakistan are barred from landing in Hong Kong for two weeks under Hong Kong’s tighter travel restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19 locally.

In an announcement late Sunday, the government said flights from these countries will be suspended from midnight of Apr. 20, Tue...

April 19, 2021
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Starting Monday, Apr. 19, travellers from the Philippines, India and Pakistan who will enter Macau will have to undergo quarantine for 28 days instead of three weeks.

Macau’s Novel Coronavirus Response Coordination Center on Apr. 18 announced the longer quarantine period in light of “changes in the epidemic situ...

April 19, 2021
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Labour and Welfare Secretary Dr. Law Chi-kwong warned on Sunday that there is a “high chance” flights from the Philippines will be banned in Hong Kong for two weeks, given the Covid-19 situation in the Southeast Asian country.

In his blog, Law said the daily Covid-19 case tallies show that Hong Kong’s recent ...

April 18, 2021
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Hong Kong health officials on Saturday confirmed the first local Covid-19 infection involving a coronavirus variant, prompting concerns of the mutated strain spreading in the community.

A 29-year-old man who returned from Hong Kong to Dubai in March was confirmed with a coronavirus similar to the N501Y variant. He s...

April 17, 2021
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Cases of ill-treatment and violence against migrant domestic workers increased in 2020, aggravating other subpar working conditions due to the pandemic, a report from an overseas workers’ support group showed.

The 2020 Service Report of the Mission for Migrant Workers showed it provided assistance to 11,285 migran...

April 16, 2021
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All arrivals from the Philippines will likely still undergo 21-day hotel quarantine after the Hong Kong government released on Thursday new quarantine arrangements for people coming to Hong Kong from outside China.

The government said it will monitor the Covid-19 situation across the globe, but it listed down countr...

April 15, 2021
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Hong Kong residents aged 16 to 29 can start booking appointments for vaccination against Covid-19 starting Apr. 23, the government announced Thursday.

Civil Service Secretary Patrick Nip, who oversees the mass inoculation program, said this will allow another 1.08 million people in Hong Kong to get the shots.

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April 15, 2021
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The Hong Kong government imposed stricter conditions for banning inbound flights carrying passengers with Covid-19 in its bid to curb the importation of new coronavirus variants. Starting Wednesday, all flights to Hong Kong from a specific country will be banned if five or more passengers in any departing trips from that country within seven day...

April 14, 2021