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Hong Kong hopes to 'resolve' Covid flight-ban rule as frustration grows

Hong Kong is looking to amend its coronavirus travel restrictions that have largely sealed off the international business and tourism hub for two years to the growing anger of residents and businesses

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Travellers wearing face mask and shield, walk at the China-Hong Kong border of Shenzhen Bay Port, during the coronavirus disease pandemic in Hong Kong (Photo: Reuters)

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Hong Kong is looking to amend its coronavirus travel restrictions that have largely sealed off the international business and tourism hub for two years to the growing anger of residents and businesses, the city leader said on Wednesday.

Many residents have not been able to return to the city because of a shortage of mandatory quarantine hotels and city leader Carrie Lam suggested in a media briefing more space would be provided.

But an equally pressing issue for many has been a rule that bans an airline from flying to the city for 14 days if it carries several people who test

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First Published: Mar 23 2022 | 11:28 AM IST

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