Starting Sept 15, non-Hong Kong residents from the Chinese mainland and Macao will be allowed to enter the city without quarantine through the Shenzhen Bay Port and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announced on Tuesday.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor also announced the resumption of Return2HK, a quarantine-free travel scheme for Hong Kong residents returning from the Chinese mainland or Macao, starting Sept 8
The quota is set at 1,000 people per day for each of the two checkpoints, and eligible individuals must have a negative COVID-19 test result.
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Lam also announced the resumption of Return2HK, a quarantine-free travel scheme for Hong Kong residents returning from the Chinese mainland or Macao, starting Sept 8.
Those returning from six high-risk areas are not included.
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The scheme was temporarily suspended on Aug 5 for residents in the mainland returning from places outside Guangdong province. The scheme, rolled out on Nov 23, 2020, is a special arrangement and is subject to adjustments in light of the pandemic situation.
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