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Omicron variant: Hong Kong tightens entry rules for residents arriving from countries with reported cases as city confirms third infection

Hong Kong residents returning from countries with reported cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant that is now upending global travel will undergo 21 days of quarantine and be grouped in the highest-risk category, officials announced on Monday as the city confirmed its third such infection.Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee, however, stressed that all three Omicron cases were imported and had been successfully contained, with progress on reopening the border with mainland China…

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