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Hong Kong to evacuate its 330 people stred in Nepal on Monday: report

Hong Kong to evacuate its 330 people stred in Nepal on Monday: report

KATHMU, May 31: As many as 330 folks from China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) shall be evacuated from Nepal on Monday, the HKSAR authorities introduced at present.

The two particular flights shall be organized to convey Hong Kong residents stred in Nepal as a consequence of COVID-19 pemic again dwelling, in response to China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency.

“The particular flights, carrying about 330 passengers, are tentatively scheduled to depart Kathmu on Monday (June 1),” Xinhua stated in its newest report.

Upon arrival in Hong Kong, the returnees will proceed to the Temporary Specimen Collection Center of the HKSAR authorities’s Department of Health for obligatory COVID-19 testing. They will then be transferred to the quarantine middle for a 14-day obligatory quarantine interval.

Due to the COVID-19 pemic, Nepal has imposed strict restrictions on all l air visitors since late March, stopping Hong Kong residents from arranging flights to depart Nepal on their very own.

As of May 30, the Immigration Department of the HKSAR authorities acquired help requests from about 1,300 Hong Kong residents stred in Nepal. Most of them are presently situated in Bagmati Gaki provinces within the central a part of Nepal, Xinhua stated.

“The HKSAR authorities stated it should proceed to liaise with the Consulate-General of Nepal in Hong Kong airways to rearrange different particular flights to assist stred Hong Kong residents return dwelling in batches,” the report added.



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