Hong Kong overview

5,238

cases

105

DEATHS

4,963

recovered

2.0%

Fatality Rate

94.7%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Hong Kong

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Hong Kong:

1. Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Hong Kong SAR, China. - This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong SAR, China passport. - This does not apply to passengers with a British passport with nationality "British National (Overseas)" with the right of abode in Hong Kong SAR, China. - This does not apply to residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with a Permanent Identity Card. - This does not apply to residents of Hong Kong SAR, China with a Identity card accompanied by a valid work or study visa. - This does not apply to passengers who have only been in the mainland of China, Chinese Taipei or Macao SAR, China in the past 14 days. - This does not apply to residents of Macao SAR, China who are registered the Macao SAR, China scheme that they will be immediately taken by coach back to Macao SAR, China upon entry. - This does not apply to the following passengers: a. Passengers travelling from the mainland of China or Chinese Taipei or Macao SAR, China and have not been to any other country/region in the past 14 days; b. Crew members of aircraft who need to commute to and from foreign places for performance of necessary duties or crew members of goods vessels; c. Government officials carrying out government duties including personnel of consular posts; d. Spouses and minor children of Hong Kong SAR, China residents; e. Personnel engaged in anti-epidemic work endorsed by the HKSAR Government. 2. All passengers who are eligible to enter Hong Kong SAR, China will be required to undergo 14 days compulsory quarantine. 3. All arriving passengers and crew members must present a completed Health Declaration Form to the Department of Health upon arrival.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.