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US News Covid-19: Hong Kong prohibits passengers from 153 countries to transit through its airport

17:45  14 january  2022
17:45  14 january  2022 Source:   rfi.fr

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À partir du 16 janvier, les passagers aériens en provenance de 153 pays ne pourront plus transiter par l’aéroport de Hong Kong, c'est ce qu'a annoncé Carrie Lam. (Image d'illustration) © Miguel Candela / Via gettyimages from 16 January, air passengers from 153 countries will no longer be able to transite through the airport from Hong Kong, that's what Carrie Lam announced. (Image of illustration)

in Hong Kong where the authorities begin to be exceeded by the drastic measures they impose with the aim of keeping their "zero covid" objective, new restrictions are ceased to be announced, at the Chinese New Year's approach.

with our correspondent in Hong Kong, Florence of Changy

from January 16, the air passengers from 153 countries will no longer be able to pass through the Hong Kong airport, which until recently was one The most frequented airports on the planet.

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This Friday, January 14, Carrie Lam , the executive cheft, also announced that the total prohibition for flights from eight countries, including France, England and the United States that had been Announced on January 8 for two weeks is maintained until February 4 at least.

Exceptional for athletes and members of the Official Delegation of the OJ

The Company of the Territory, Cathay Pacific, had announced last week a drastic reduction in the number of passengers and cargo flights as the quarantine measures that Hong Kong imposes on crews are not careable.

This new prohibition of transit by Hong Kong could have an impact on the preparations for the Olympic Winter Games of Beijing , which start on February 4th. According to the Bloomberg agency, athletes, diplomats and other members of the official delegations going to the Olympics will still be allowed to stop at Hong Kong.

Carrie Lam also warned that procurement problems should be expected for a city that matters 99% of its diet.

Indonesia closes its borders with French travelers .
© Bruno Mazodier / Le Figaro Magazine The Isle of Ai, Indonesia, with in the background The Volcano API and the island of Banda Besar. Faced with the epidemic recovery, the Indonesia reinforces the conditions of entry over its territory.

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