Hong Kong to slash quarantine for low-risk countries, including Singapore

Hong Kong will cut mandatory hotel quarantine to 14 days from 21 for people coming from low-risk areas

Hong Kong will shorten the mandatory quarantine period from 21 days to 14 days for travellers coming from low-risk areas including Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

Hong Kong (pictured) reduces quarantine, looks to reform travel bubbles

Vaccinated visitors from medium-risk areas will also only need serve a 14-day quarantine, officials said at a briefing on Monday (March 29). Both groups of travellers will be required to undergo an additional seven days of self-observation.

Meanwhile, Hong Kong and Singapore has resumed discussions for the establishment of a two-way travel bubble. According to a South China Morning Post report, the city is also looking to forge similar agreements with Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea.

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