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Hong Kong Arrests Ex-Cathay Crew at Center of Covid Outbreak

  • Flight attendants face fine, six months in jail if convicted
  • Airline said it will cooperate with investigations into pair
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Two former Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. flight attendants were arrested for violating pandemic rules, Hong Kong police said late Monday, after they were identified as the source of the city’s omicron outbreak. 

The pair were charged under Hong Kong’s Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation and are due to appear in court Feb. 9. Until then, they’ve been released on bail.