Hong Kong to extend restrictions on foreign visitors by three months

Travellers to Hong Kong need to undergo a mandatory 14 day quarantine period

  
People with protective masks walk in front of Hong Kong's skyline, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, China March 23, 2020.

People with protective masks walk in front of Hong Kong's skyline, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, China March 23, 2020.

Reuters/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG - Hong Kong will extend restrictions on foreign visitors by another three months and an eight-person limit on group gatherings by two weeks, Health Secretary Sophia Chan said on Tuesday.

Both measures were due to expire later in June.

Travellers to Hong Kong need to undergo a mandatory 14 day quarantine period.

(Reporting by Donny Kwok; Editing by Andrew Heavens) ((marius.zaharia@thomsonreuters.com; +852 2843 6358; Reuters Messaging: marius.zaharia.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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