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Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:44 PM

Coronavirus: Hong Kong imposes quarantine rules on mainland Chinese

Source: BBC

Hong Kong has begun a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone arriving from mainland China, in a fresh effort to contain the deadly new coronavirus.

Visitors must isolate themselves in hotel rooms or government-run centres. Residents must stay inside their homes.

Anyone caught flouting the new rules faces a fine and a prison sentence.

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The 60-year-old US citizen, the first confirmed non-Chinese victim of the illness, died on Thursday at Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, according to a US embassy spokesman in Beijing, who did not give details.

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-51419015



Hong Kong implements quarantine rules on visitors/travelers from mainland China. Also noted in article, a US citizen has now been killed by the illness.

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