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Published: 15:14, June 22, 2021, Updated: 15:36, June 22, 2021
HK logs 7 cases, bans Garuda Indonesia flights from Jakarta
By Wang Zhan
Published:15:14, June 22, 2021 Updated:15:36, June 22, 2021 By Wang Zhan

People walk through a market street in Hong Kong on May 22, 2021. (PETER PARKS / AFP)

HONG KONG - Hong Kong reported seven new imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as the city temporarily banned Garuda Indonesia flights from Jakarta.

The latest patients included six women from Indonesia and a 51-year-old man whose travel history has not been made clear, according to a statement issued by the Centre for Health Protection. None of them showed any symptoms.

Tuesday marked the 15th consecutive day that Hong Kong had no new local COVID-19 infections. The city’s tally stood at 11,896

Tuesday marked the 15th consecutive day that Hong Kong had no new local COVID-19 infections. The city’s tally stood at 11,896.

The CHP said passenger flights from Jakarta operated by Garuda Indonesia in Hong Kong are prohibited from landing in Hong Kong from June 22 to July 5.

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The Department of Health made the decision after four passengers on Garuda Indonesia flight GA876 tested positive for the virus on Sunday upon their in Hong Kong from Jakarta, the CHP said.


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