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Coronavirus: gene tests to see if 51 infections on single flight from India to Hong Kong were spread on plane or in hotel quarantine

A genetic study of viral samples from infected passengers on a flight into Hong Kong later found to have a record number of Covid-19 cases will be undertaken to determine whether in-flight transmission or quarantine facilities were to blame, with implications on tighter protocols required to contain such spikes.The Post learned the University of Hong Kong (HKU) would be conducting genome sequencing on the 51 passengers of Vistara flight UK6395 from New Delhi on April 4, while a review of…

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