Covid-19: Hong Kong extends ban on travel from UK, South Africa and 21-day quarantine period
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Covid-19: Hong Kong extends ban on journey from UK, South Africa and 21-day quarantine interval

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Hong Kong has prolonged its ban on all business flights from the UK and South Africa till additional discover to protect towards new and extra infectious Covid-19 strains detected in each international locations, describing the scenario in Britain as “grim”.

“The epidemic scenario worldwide stays extreme, with instances of the extra transmissible new virus variant detected in an growing variety of locations,” stated a authorities assertion late Thursday.

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“The scenario within the UK, the place the brand new virus variant was first found, has additional deteriorated previously two weeks. England is beneath lockdown once more till mid-February, and the outlook within the brief time period is grim,”