(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Hong Kong fine-tunes the testing arrangements for immigrants and updates the penalty rules of the "circuit breaker"

  China News Agency, Hong Kong, May 29 (Reporter Han Xingtong) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government announced on the 29th that on the premise of maintaining the overall "foreign defense import" strict immigration prevention and control measures framework unchanged, it will be released from June 1st, Hong Kong time. From then on, fine-tune the nucleic acid testing arrangements before boarding and after arriving in Hong Kong for boarding passengers from overseas regions and Taiwan, and update the “circuit breaker” of individual routes triggered by airlines’ negligence in checking the documents required for boarding arrivals. Mechanism" to ensure that while continuing to strictly prevent importation, the impact on the itinerary of people coming to Hong Kong is reduced.

  Due to the gradual reduction in the scale of nucleic acid testing for the new coronavirus in many overseas regions, from 0:00 on June 1, Hong Kong time, those who come to Hong Kong boarding planes in overseas regions or Taiwan only need to show that they have been confirmed by the laboratory within 48 hours before the scheduled departure time. Or the negative result of PCR nucleic acid test sampled by a medical institution, without the need to present a certificate that the laboratory or medical institution is ISO 15189 certified, or has been recognized or approved by the relevant local government authority.

At the same time, children under the age of 3 who have stayed in overseas regions or Taiwan will not need to present a nucleic acid test certificate 48 hours before boarding.

  From 0:00 on June 1, Hong Kong time, the SAR government will revoke the requirement that passengers transiting or transiting through Hong Kong must present a nucleic acid test certificate 48 hours before boarding.

  At present, all arrivals who have stayed in overseas regions or Taiwan are required to undergo PCR nucleic acid test on the 5th day of arrival during the compulsory quarantine period in designated quarantine hotels, regardless of whether they complete the compulsory quarantine earlier, they must also perform the PCR nucleic acid test on the 12th day of arrival in Hong Kong Perform PCR nucleic acid detection.

In order to strengthen the monitoring of those arriving in Hong Kong who completed the compulsory quarantine early from the designated quarantine hotels, and to detect and isolate the infected as soon as possible, all those arriving in Hong Kong at or after 0:00 on May 24 (i.e. June 1 is the ninth day of arrival in Hong Kong) and arriving in Hong Kong as early as possible Those who have completed the compulsory quarantine will be required to undergo additional compulsory testing on the ninth day of arrival in Hong Kong.

  As for the "circuit breaker mechanism", the SAR government stated that starting from 0:00 on June 1, Hong Kong time, if a flight hits the mechanism because a passenger fails to meet the boarding conditions to enter Hong Kong, the Airport Authority of Hong Kong will appear for the first time within 10 days. The airline in the relevant situation issued a warning to the airline and fined it 20,000 Hong Kong dollars. If the flight of the relevant route again hits the relevant target within 10 days, the relevant airline's civil aviation routes arriving from the same place will be prohibited from landing in Hong Kong for 5 days.

If the airline refuses to pay the fine, the route will be banned from landing in Hong Kong for 5 days according to the existing arrangement when it first hits the relevant target.

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