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Hongkongers’ lengthy wait for border reopening likely to get longer, source says, as some brave quarantine to spend Lunar New Year with families in mainland China

Hongkongers’ already lengthy wait for the resumption of quarantine-free cross-border travel is set to get a little longer, a source has said, with Beijing reluctant to give the green light amid Covid-19 outbreaks at home and the spread of the highly transmissive Omicron variant abroad.Though most of the preparations for reopening the border with mainland China had already been completed – including reactivating checkpoints and ironing out the details of a health code system for Hong Kong…

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