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Omicron variant: Hong Kong tightens measures for US arrivals, requires first week of 21-day quarantine to be at Penny’s Bay government facility

Hong Kong residents returning from the United States will have to spend their first seven days of quarantine in a government camp, with the city’s health authorities elevating the country to the highest Covid-19 risk level.The announcement on Friday evening marked the first time health authorities have moved a country outside Africa into the highest category of risk. The decision was prompted by a confirmed case of the Omicron variant in a traveller from the US.The government said in a press…

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