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Coronavirus: Hong Kong to tighten rules for Cathay Pacific aircrew exempted from quarantine over mutant strain fears

A potential loophole that could allow a mutant Covid-19 strain to penetrate Hong Kong’s borders will be plugged from midnight on Friday, with the government tightening the “closed-loop” arrangements for quarantine-exempted local aircrew.The government is removing the provision permitting some individuals to wait for their coronavirus test results at airport hotels, a decision mainly affecting Cathay Pacific pilots, cabin crew, and foreign airlines.Starting this weekend, all inbound travellers,…

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