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Hong Kong Weighs Quarantine Exemptions for Banking Summit, HKET Says

  • Officials unsure if travel quarantine can be further cut
  • Daily cases highest since March, hospitals under pressure
A traveler heading to quarantine in the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport.

A traveler heading to quarantine in the arrival hall at Hong Kong International Airport.

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Hong Kong is considering a series of travel and quarantine exemptions for participants in a November investment summit designed to trumpet the financial hub’s revival, according to a local media report

The government is studying exemptions that would allow participants to skip mandatory hotel quarantine as part of its plan to ensure the summit can go ahead even if the city can’t further ease Covid curbs for travelers by then, the Hong Kong Economic Times reported in a column, citing people it didn’t identify.