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Omicron variant: all transit passengers in Hong Kong must be tested before boarding flight into city, ‘smaller segregation zones’ for those stranded at airport beyond 24 hours

All passengers transiting through Hong Kong’s airport will have to be tested for Covid-19 before they board their flights to the city, according to authorities, with the move set to kick in next Wednesday.Officials also confirmed that transit passengers stranded at the airport for more than 24 hours would have to be confined to a smaller isolation zone, to reduce the risk of cross infection with people on other flights.News of the fresh measures emerged on Thursday after a 38-year-old transit…

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