COVID-19: Disease control, prevention measures tightened

17 Jul 20

HONG KONG

IMPACT – HIGH

Hong Kong has adjusted COVID-19 entry and travel rules.

Key Points:

  • Owing to the severity of the COVID-19 epidemic situation in Hong Kong, the government will now require inbound travelers from specific high-risk places, or who have been to high-risk places in the past 14 days, to obtain a negative COVID-19 test result from a recognized laboratory before arriving in Hong Kong.
  • Effective from July 15, all persons must wear a mask at all times when boarding and while on board public transport carriers, and when entering or present in Mass Transit Railway (MTR) paid areas. For more information please click here.
  • For additional information on COVID-19-related restrictions and regulations, click here.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other jurisdictions.

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