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Omicron: Britain, US top exporters of coronavirus variant to Hong Kong so far, with cases expected to surge over Christmas holidays

Almost a third of Hong Kong’s imported Covid-19 Omicron infections so far have been arrivals from Britain, the most from any country, followed by the United States, a Post review of recent cases has found amid a near-daily detection rate of the highly transmissive variant over the past week.Authorities on Tuesday also ramped up testing measures at quarantine hotels, after confirming that eight more recently imported cases carried the new variant.Under the latest changes, if an Omicron infection…

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