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Hong Kong will end mandatory hotel quarantine for incoming travelers after about 2 years to remain competitive. Hong Kong’s leader has announced that the city will no longer require arriving travelers to quarantine in designated hotels as the city tries to open up globally after nearly two years. Incoming travelers will no longer need a negative PCR test within 48 hours before boarding a flight to Hong Kong, the city’s chief executive, John Lee, told a press conference on Friday.

Instead, they must present a negative result from a rapid antigen test conducted 24 hours before the flight. This system will be effective from Monday.

“Even if we can control the trend of the epidemic, we must allow maximum room to connect with the world, so that we can have economic momentum and reduce the inconvenience of arriving travelers,” said Lee, who also said that the authorities will not take the measures announced on Friday. give back

He said that “there has to be a balance between risk and economic growth.”

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