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Coronavirus: Hong Kong labour minister defends Philippines flight ban in face of criticism; city confirms six new cases

Hong Kong’s labour minister has defended a 14-day flight ban imposed on the Philippines amid a rise in imported Covid-19 cases, saying fewer than 1,000 domestic workers have been affected.The blog post from Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong came as the city confirmed six new coronavirus cases on Sunday. Four of the new cases – patients aged 30 to 41 – were imported, with three from Indonesia and one from the Philippines, while the two local infections were detected in quarantine…

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