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Coronavirus: 3,000 cross-border travellers a day ‘doable’ when Hong Kong-mainland China border reopens; city awaiting results on possible first Omicron case in community

As many as 3,000 Hong Kong residents a day could be allowed to travel to mainland China under a much-anticipated quarantine-free scheme, the Post has learned, considerably higher than the 1,000-person quota initially predicted.But the positive development on the long-awaited reopening came as the city on Thursday uncovered what may prove to be its first case of the highly transmissible Omicron variant in the community. The Covid-19 case involves a cargo pilot who tested preliminary-positive,…

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