It’s about time: the Hong Kong authorities has introduced the most important loosening of its Covid-19 quarantine rules because the pandemic started. In yesterday morning’s briefing, Chief Government John Lee introduced that the seven-day necessary lodge quarantine at the moment in place can be lower to 3 days, with 4 days of “well being monitoring” to observe. This new improvement kicks in beginning Friday, August 12.
In the course of the 4 days of well being monitoring, arrivals are free to depart dwelling with a destructive each day speedy antigen take a look at (RAT) outcome; nevertheless, they’ll nonetheless not be permitted to enter vaccine-pass venues throughout that interval.
Extra particulars in regards to the new quarantine tips in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong authorities also announced the implementation of Pink, Yellow and Blue Codes.
Those that are Covid optimistic can be marked as pink, and won’t be permitted to depart isolation.
These below monitoring can be marked as yellow, however can be allowed to depart for work, college and be capable of take public transportation with a destructive RAT take a look at outcome. They won’t be permitted to enter vaccine go venues (ie: eating places and bars) throughout this era.
These as soon as all away from monitoring and testing negative can be marked as blue.
The adjustments have been made as the federal government famous seven-day lodge quarantine was “not price efficient” and nearly all of circumstances can be caught throughout the preliminary three day interval.
This story first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong