HK classifies Kyrgyzstan as 'high risk' country

Non-residents coming from the country to be barred entry.

Hong Kong has added Kyrgyzstan to its list of “Group A” places or countries at high risk, following the detection of Omicron cases in the country.

Starting 16 January, the government will be tightening boarding and quarantine requirements for inbound travellers coming from the country.

Non-Hong Kong residents who were in Kyrgyzstan within 21 days will be barred entry to Hong Kong, whilst residents can only board a flight back home if they have been fully vaccinated and hold a recognised vaccination record

Residents coming from Kyrgyzstan will have to undergo compulsory quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel for 21 days upon returning to Hong Kong. They will also take six tests during quarantine, followed by compulsory testing in a community testing centre on the 26th day of arrival in Hong Kong.

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