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New Coronary Pneumonia | Chen Zhaoshi: Not fully grasping Omicron's external defense measures should be tight rather than loose

2021-11-30T01:11:40.635Z

The Omicron variant of the new crown virus is coming very fiercely. The Hong Kong government has further strengthened foreign import prevention measures. Hong Kong residents entering from 12 African countries must stay in the Penny's Bay Quarantine Center for quarantine for 7 days after arriving in Hong Kong before they can go to the hotel to continue their quarantine.



The Omicron variant of the new crown virus is coming very fiercely. The Hong Kong government has further strengthened foreign import prevention measures. Hong Kong residents entering from 12 African countries must stay in the Penny's Bay Quarantine Center for quarantine for 7 days after arriving in Hong Kong before they can go to the hotel to continue their isolation.


The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, stated on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program this morning (30th) that although there is not much information about Omicron in the world at present, the anti-epidemic measures for foreign imports should be tight rather than loose. Influence.

She continued that when we have more information in the future, it is possible to adjust the 7-day requirement for arrival and stay in Penny's Bay, and the number of days will be adjusted according to the data.


Scotland and Portugal also suspect community outbreaks involving the Omicron variant virus, but the Hong Kong government has not included it as the highest risk country.

Chen Zhaoshi said that the Health Protection Center is contacting the local health department to obtain the latest information, and then adjust its strategy depending on whether the local infection will break out.

She also said that for the time being, there is no need to completely ban people from areas where Omicron cases have occurred. They will pay attention to the countermeasures of other countries before deciding on Hong Kong's response.


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Omicron|Non-Hong Kong residents from 13 countries including Australia and Canada in high-risk areas are not allowed to enter the new crown pneumonia.

11.30 | The global spread of Omicron virus, Vaccination, Vaccination, Vaccine Passport registration is closed today | Alternative arrangements for safe travel will be made He Boliang worries about the flow of Omicron into the community and calls for African arrivals to concentrate on Penny's Bay quarantine

Source: hk1

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