22 November 2020
Singapore, Hong Kong postpone the launch of Travel Bubble 2 weeks after COVID-19 erupts
Mr Aung Ye-kun, Transport Minister of Singapore today said Air Travel Bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong It will be postponed for another 2 weeks and a new launch date will be announced later.
Singapore and Hong Kong were originally scheduled to start the Travel Bubble program today (22 Nov).
Mr Aung posted on Facebook that He and Edward Yao, Hong Kong’s Minister of Commerce and Economic Development, discussed the Travel Bubble program in light of the epidemic situation in Hong Kong and decided that. It is better to postpone the launch of the said project. “
“I understand the frustrations and frustrations of travelers who have planned their trips, but we think it is better to postpone the program. This is due to a public health standpoint, ”said Aung, adding that Various airlines Contacting passengers who will be affected by the postponement of this project.
Hong Kong today reported 43 cases of COVID-19, 13 of which were unrelated.
Under the terms of the agreement, Travel Bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong will be suspended for 2 weeks if the 7-day average number of COVID-19 addicts. Daily without that connection There are more than 5 in Singapore or Hong Kong. There will be two days’ notice prior to the suspension of the project.