Hong Kong Bans Flights From India, Seven Other Countries

Hong Kong Bans Flights From India, Seven Other Countries

Hong Kong, January 6 (TNA) Hong Kong has announced a two-week ban on incoming flights from eight countries and has stepped up vigil with added COVID-19 restrictions as authorities fear a fifth Covid wave in the city.

Incoming flights from Australia, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Britain and the United States, including interchanges, would be banned from Jan 8 to Jan 21.

On Dec 31, a streak of three months without community cases ended with the first local transmission of the new Omicron variant.

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