Chief Executive Li Jiachao held a press conference to announce a number of measures to facilitate the travel of Hong Kong residents and tourists, including relaxing the current “3 + 4” quarantine requirements to “0 + 3”, and travelers can also fast test negative results instead of nucleic acid test results; There will also be no quotas for Hong Kong E-commerce and Hong Kong E-commerce, and the new measures will come into effect at 6:00 am on September 26.
Relaxation of residency and quarantine requirements for returning to Hong Kong from overseas regions and Taiwan:
Relaxed from the current “3+4” to “0+3”
Removal of the requirement for a negative PCR nucleic acid test result certificate
A negative rapid test result must be maintained within 24 hours
Hong Kong residents who have not completed vaccinations can also board the flight
The “0 + 3” model arrangement means that passengers are not required to stay in a quarantine hotel, and those who arrive in Hong Kong can choose to go home or stay in a hotel, and undergo medical surveillance 3 days after arrived in Hong Kong. In addition, arriving travelers are required to undergo rapid antigen testing daily until the 7th day, and nucleic acid testing is also required on the 2nd, 4th and 6th days after arrival.
3-Day Medical Surveillance Requirements
Passengers can leave the airport immediately after receiving the nucleic acid test at the airport. They do not need to wait for the test results at the airport. They can also choose public transport to leave the airport. Those who have had a negative nucleic acid test result can receive a 3-day “yellow code” covering the 0th to 2nd day of arrival in Hong Kong. During the period of holding the “code yellow”, they can go out, but are subject to the current “code yellow” restrictions and cannot enter the food court Restaurants, bars and other listed places. If a passenger has a negative nucleic acid test result on the third day after arriving in Hong Kong, they will be given a “blue code” and can start self-monitoring.
4 days on your ownMonitoring requirements
On the morning of the third day of arrival in Hong Kong, after receiving the negative result of the nucleic acid test at the end of the end, the medical surveillance can be stopped, but the passengers must continue to monitor themselves and continue to perform the rapid antigen test every day until the seventh day. During the self-monitoring period, travelers are required to take nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests on time, and with negative results, they can enter listed properties such as restaurants.
Ease of Entry and Ease of Return to Hong Kong
There will be no limit to Easy Entry and Easy Return, and will apply to all mainlanders, as well as those coming to Hong Kong from Macau.