Journal : Global Times (Chinese) Date : Author : Yang Weimin Page No. : NA

India is the second worst country in the world in terms of epidemic, and the epidemic continues to spread wider. According to Hong Kong Sing Tao Daily report of April 20, a Tah Sing Airlines a flight arrived in Hong Kong from the Indian capital of New Delhi on April 4, and 53 out of the 188 passengers on board have been sick during quarantine and have been confirmed to be infected with the new corona pneumonia. Some foreign media described it as a “disaster area flight”.

The SAR government has banned airliners from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from coming to Hong Kong for 14 days, while restricting people who have stayed in the three countries from boarding flights to Hong Kong.

Mohan, former chairman of the Hong Kong India Association, said that because of the uncontrolled epidemic in India, coupled with the collapse of the local medical system, and hospitals in India have long been full. He agreed with the Hong Kong government to implement a “meltdown mechanism” on local flights, saying ” this should have been stopped much earlier”. The government’s decision to impose a “meltdown mechanism” on the local flights is expected to be a success.

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