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World Coronavirus: Hong Kong calls for limiting travel

11:05  01 december  2020
11:05  01 december  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

Families of detained Hong Kong dozen protest on island near Chinese prison

  Families of detained Hong Kong dozen protest on island near Chinese prison Families of detained Hong Kong dozen protest on island near Chinese prisonHONG KONG (Reuters) - Relatives and supporters of 12 Hongkongers, detained in China after trying to flee the city by speedboat, protested on Saturday on an island near the Chinese prison where they have been held virtually incommunicado for nearly three months.

Non- Hong Kong residents coming from the Mainland, Macao and Taiwan will be denied entry to Hong Kong if they have been to any overseas countries and Health quarantine arrangements on inbound travellers from the Mainland, Macao or Taiwan: Compulsory quarantine at designated places (home

Those arriving Hong Kong via the Hong Kong International Airport must provide confirmation in After entering Hong Kong , the person concerned must be quarantined at the provided address for 14 In very limited circumstances, permission for confinee to temporary leave the quarantine place

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-HONG-KONG: Coronavirus: Hong Kong calls for limiting travel

CORONAVIRUS: HONG KONG APPELLE À LIMITER LES DÉPLACEMENTS © Reuters / Lam Yik CORONAVIRUS: HONG KONG CALLS FOR LIMITING TRAVEL

HONG KONG (Reuters ) - Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam again urged the population on Tuesday to stay confined and avoid dispensable family gatherings as China's special administrative region struggles to control a rise in new coronavirus infections.

The government on Monday announced stricter health measures, especially for rallies, and asked most officials to work from home. Schools will close their doors on Wednesday until the end of the year.

So far, Hong Kong has not imposed full lockdown, as other cities around the world have.

More than 6,300 cases of contamination have been identified in the financial center since the start of the epidemic, including 76 additional infections on Monday.

Despite the restriction on gatherings to four in force so far, larger groups have been seen regularly across the territory, particularly during weekends and holidays. However, most people wear a mask at all times.

(Donny Kwok and Clare Jim; French version Jean Terzian)

Hong Kong Tycoon Jimmy Lai Denied Bail in Ongoing Crack Down .
Jimmy Lai was denied bail on new charges related to an August arrest under a China-drafted security law, potentially keeping the Next Digital Ltd. founder behind bars for months as he fights the allegations. Lai, 73, was ordered to remain in custody pending further proceedings, according to Mark Simon, an aide to the media tycoon. Two other Next Media executives who were charged alongside Lai were released on bail, Simon said. Judge Victor So Wai-tak, of the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts, adjourned the case until April 16, Next Media’s Apple Daily newspaper reported.

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