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Coronavirus: flights from Britain to Hong Kong resuming on Friday, ending four-month ban

Passenger flights from Britain and Ireland to Hong Kong will resume on Friday, lifting a ban imposed more than four months ago to guard against more transmissible coronavirus variants.Hong Kong authorities announced on Tuesday that both countries would no longer be categorised as “extremely high risk” for the coronavirus, and would instead be classified “very high risk”.Flights from Britain to Hong Kong set to resume this weekThe inbound-flight ban took effect on December 22 as a mutant variant…Passenger flights from Britain and Ireland to Hong Kong will resume on Friday, lifting a ban imposed more than four months ago to guard against more transmissible coronavirus variants.Hong Kong authorities announced on Tuesday that both countries would no longer be categorised as “extremely high risk” for the coronavirus, and would instead be classified “very high risk”.Flights from Britain to Hong Kong set to resume this weekThe inbound-flight ban took effect on December 22 as a mutant variant…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post