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Cathay Will Cooperate With Probes on Omicron Outbreak

  • Outbreak has been traced to crew who breached isolation rules
  • Cathay chairman says airline followed regulations on rosters
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Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. Chairman Patrick Healy said the airline will cooperate with two government investigations after outbreaks of the omicron variant were traced back to crew who were allowed to skip strict quarantine requirements aimed at keeping the city Covid free. 

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday reimposed some of its strictest virus curbs since the pandemic began, with kindergartens and primary schools closing again. That comes after the city closed bars, beaches, beauty parlors and dining-in at restaurants after 6 p.m last week.