Hong Kong to ease strict COVID measures from April, lifts flight ban

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By Farah Master and Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong plans to relax some anti-COVID-19 measures next month, lifting a ban on flights from nine countries, reducing quarantine for arrivals from abroad and reopening schools. The moves, announced on Monday by Chief Executive Carrie Lam, come after a backlash from businesses and residents who see the rest of the world shifting to “living with the virus”. Residents in the Chinese ruled territory have become increasingly frustrated with the stringent measures, many of which have been in place for over two years. A ban on flights from Austr…

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