Hong Kong strengthens travel restrictions against Maldives post Omicron case

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) | Photo: TTG

Malé, Maldives – Hong Kong has placed Maldives into Group A effective 9 December 2021.

Inbound travellers from Maldives, Senegal and Tunisia specified as Group A countries after Omicron cases were reported from the nations will have tightened boarding and quarantine requirements.

Further, Non-Hong Kong residents who have stayed there within 21 days will not be allowed to enter Hong Kong.

Only fully vaccinated Hong Kong residents may fly in granted they have a recognized vaccination record and follow up with compulsory quarantine in a designated quarantine hotel for 21 days upon return. Six Covid-19 tests will be conducted on inbound travellers during quarantine with the final test conducted on after 26 days upon arrival.