Hong Kong bans all foreigners from entering

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Hong Kong is to ban all visitors coming to the city.

The city’s leader Carrie Lam said in a news conference that all foreigners would be banned for the next 14 days.

The new measures will kick in on Wednesday.

Hong Kong will ban all overseas tourists to the city, along with transit travellers, in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus after a sudden spike in cases – many of them imported – threatened to derail its anti-epidemic efforts, sources have said.

All bars, pubs and entertainment venues will also be asked to shut.

 

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