Hong Kong finally ends mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals

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The government revealed today that from September 26 onwards, the city will finally be allowing travellers to enter the city without having to go through mandatory hotel quarantine.

In the press conference, authorities announced a resumption of quarantine-free entry to the city. Instead of the previous 3+4 quarantine format, arriving tourists and residents will go through a new 0+3 arrangement, which allows arrivals to return home or stay in a hotel of their choice to undergo three days of medical surveillance. During the three days, they are allowed to go out as long as they comply with RT-PCR test requirements.

Upon arrival, there will be a PCR test at the airport, but there will be no need to wait for the result before they can either return home or go to a hotel. Travellers entering the city can choose any form of public transport when leaving the airport.  

The change in border measures aims to welcome more travellers to the city. The press conference is still ongoing, we will update this page for more information.

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