Singapore-Hong Kong journey bubble continues as Hong Kong Covid instances rise

Singapore Airways crew members at Changi Worldwide Airport in Singapore on Oct. 24, 2020.Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty PhotographsSINGAPORE — Singapo

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Singapore Airways crew members at Changi Worldwide Airport in Singapore on Oct. 24, 2020.

Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Photographs

SINGAPORE — Singapore and Hong Kong will go forward with their air journey preparations on Sunday as deliberate, however there shall be further precautionary measures imposed as new coronavirus instances in Hong Kong rise.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore announced Saturday that each one arriving passengers from Hong Kong will now be required to take a further Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Response (PCR) check upon arrival.

They may even must self-isolate of their place of residence — be it a resort or house — as they look ahead to the outcomes which is able to take about six to eight hours, the aviation authority stated.

To be clear, all passengers from Hong Kong below the air journey bubble settlement have been already required to take a pre-departure Covid-19 PCR check and procure a damaging check end result earlier than departing for Singapore.

“As talked about, travellers will now endure an additional on-arrival COVID-19 PCR check,” in keeping with the newest launch from CAAS.

The initial air travel bubble agreement announced on Nov. 11 didn’t require any isolation of passengers from Hong Kong upon arrival.

Hong Kong’s ‘new wave’

Hong Kong reported Friday that the number of new daily cases rose to 26, and most of them have been native infections.