January 19: The Hong Kong government has announced that quarantine orders for Covid-infected patients will be dropped starting January 30, removing one of the city's biggest social distancing measurements. Additionally, from January 16 onwards, the government is adjusting the evaluation criteria for Covid-19 nucleic acid test results so that persons with results at a Ct value of 35 or above would be regarded as negative.
Other social distancing measures, including the face mask mandate, will remain enforced. Read below for more information about the current restrictions and rules on public gatherings, and stay up to date on what you can or can't do in the city.
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