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Hong Kong to lessen NAT recurrence for travelers from Macau and Mainland China from Sept 3

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Hong Kong will decrease the recurrence of obligatory nucleic acid testing (NAT) for people showing up from Macau and Mainland China from twice to once beginning on Saturday (Sept 3).

As indicated by an explanation distributed by the Hong Kong S.A.R government on last Thursday, people from Macau and China Mainland will be mentioned to go through a mandatory NAT on the second day upon landing in Hong Kong, rather than the ongoing game plan of tests on the fourth and sixth days.

For the people who have previously shown up at Hong Kong and gone through one necessary NAT before Sept 3, they would have no need to require a second NAT, the public authority said.

“Taking into account the more limited brooding time of the Omicron infection variations, the Hong Kong S.A.R. Government will change the testing prerequisites for people showing up at Hong Kong from China Mainland and Macau with an expect to convey Hong Kong’s nucleic corrosive testing assets in a more designated and proficient way,” the assertion read.

“This new course of action lines up with that for people showing up at Hong Kong from abroad places or Taiwan who are expected to go through nucleic analysis in assigned quarantine lodgings on Day 2 upon landing in Hong Kong,” it added.

The Hong Kong specialists will likewise lift the current “test-and-hold” plan for people showing up from Macau and the central area at the air terminal on Sept 3, meaning they won’t have to go through a NAT and hang tight for the outcome at the air terminal.

This move is “to line up with the appearance testing game plans for people showing up at Hong Kong from the central area or Macau by means of the air terminal or land limit control focuses,” the assertion added.

Right now, people showing up at Hong Kong from Macau should go through three days of home quarantine and four days of self-wellbeing observing, or they can be excluded from the necessary quarantine under the Return2hk or Come2hk plans that are dependent upon day to day standards and just apply to appearances by means of the Shenzhen Bay Control Point or the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.

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