As the epidemic situation in Hong Kong has stabilized, the number of confirmed cases has dropped significantly from over 10,000 at the beginning of this month to the level of more than 5,000 in the past two days. The government is studying the relaxation of the entry quarantine policy.
According to sources, the government will announce as soon as next week that the current "3+4" arrangement will be changed to "0+7", that is, the hotel quarantine requirement will be completely abolished. Passengers only need to undergo 7-day home isolation monitoring. Nucleic acid testing is required before, but the nucleic acid testing after entry will be retained.
It is reported that the "0+7" arrangement may be implemented at the earliest in early October.
It is understood that the government will announce the details of the gradual relaxation of entry quarantine requirements as soon as next week. It is expected that the “0+7” arrangement will be implemented as soon as the beginning of next month, and the long-standing hotel quarantine will be completely canceled. Passengers only need to monitor home quarantine for 7 days after entering the country. , the government is also studying the cancellation of the arrangement for passengers to provide negative nucleic acid test results when they board the plane. They only need to be tested at the airport when they arrive in Hong Kong. As for whether they can not wait for the test results at the airport, there is no final decision.
In view of the fact that when the "3+4" was implemented last time, many tourists had to be "released from the epidemic" earlier, the government will also refer to the previous experience to avoid confusion in the arrangement.
The epidemic has stabilized recently. In addition to the decrease in confirmed cases, the number of hospitalized patients with new crowns and daily new admissions have also dropped from high levels. Chief Executive Li Jiachao also pointed out in a meeting with reporters before attending an executive meeting a few days ago that various departments are actively studying and adjusting the quarantine requirements for arrivals in Hong Kong , will be announced as soon as possible.
Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Center for Health Protection, has also repeatedly stated at press conferences on the epidemic that there is room to adjust entry or social distancing measures. The government is constantly reviewing the figures and measures, and specific plans are under consideration.
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