Hong Kong scraps Covid 19 quarantine in watershed move 

Mark Battersby
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Hong Kong will scrap its mandatory hotel quarantine next week, its government said today (23 September), in a watershed moment for the international financial centre after two years of highly restrictive Covid measures. Visitors will still need to take a rapid antigen test before flying under the new rules, which come into effect on Monday 26 September.  Hong Kong currently has a three-day hotel quarantine for arrivals who are then required to undergo four subsequent days of restrictions that ban eating in restaurants. "We need to be given room to connect with the whole world, so t...

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