Opening to tourism in Hong Kong (China) has little impact on the COVID-19 epidemic
People wear masks to prevent the COVID-19 epidemic in Hong Kong (China) on March 5. (Photo: THX/VNA)
This is the conclusion, in a new study conducted by the World Health Organization and the Hong Kong Medical Data Detection Laboratory (China) – in the context that this special administrative region begins to relax. loosening epidemic prevention measures.
According to research, the entry of foreign tourists will not have a significant impact on the epidemic situation in Hong Kong (China), as long as they receive a full dose of COVID-19 vaccine and have negative test results. with the SARS-CoV-2 virus before boarding the plane.
The study expects that the sixth wave of the disease will begin in June and last for two months as Hong Kong authorities relax disease control measures and increase vaccination rates.
Hong Kong (China) has faced a spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths since February. Researchers believe that more than 50% of the population of Hong Kong (China) has been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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