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Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

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Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

by Jerome TAYLOR HONG, KONG, China (AFP) — Hong Kong announced a ban on passengers from more than 150 nations transiting its airport on Friday as China ramps up strict anti-virus travel measures ahead of the Winter Olympics. The move deepens Hong Kong’s global isolation and comes as Beijing battles to stamp out a flurry of Delta and Omicron outbreaks in the only major economy still pursuing a staunch zero-Covid strategy. Like mainland China, Hong […]