Coronavirus

Coronavirus: airport loophole could expose Hongkongers to risk of Covid-19 infection, expert warns

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Aircrew who remain on a plane before flying back on the same flight are exempt from pre-departure Covid-19 testing, the Post has learned, and experts warned the loophole could expose local airport workers to the risk of infection.Health authorities, meanwhile, told the Post on Thursday there were discussions over tightening handling procedures on cargo flights, days after a 50-year-old airport porter was confirmed with the coronavirus.Officials suspect the porter was infected by an undiagnosed…

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