The Thai government has revived old COVID-19 requirements, as foreigners must show proof of full vaccination before boarding a flight to the southeast Asian country.
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has co-developed a nasal spray COVID vaccine with Xiamen University and Wantai Pharmaceutical, gaining approval for emergency use in China.
The EDB has announced the latest face-to-face in class arrangements in a letter issued to all schools on Oct. 25.
The government announced on Sept. 27 that the LeaveHomeSafe app (LHS) can now store additional Vaccine Passes concurrently. LeaveHomeSafe is used to scan and display Vaccine Passes when entering premises that require Vaccine Pass clearance.
The government issued compulsory testing notices for 64 locations around Hong Kong on Sept. 18, requiring any person who had been at any of the premises during the specified dates to undergo COVID-19 testing.
Local COVID-19 cases remain high as the Government increases vigilance against the virus through suspension of face-to-face classes and compulsory testing in some premises.
The government has announced that the applicable age for the COVID-19 vaccine pass is now five and the grace period for people aged 12 and above has been shortened from six months to five months.
Senator Risa Hontiveros is seeking to investigate reports that billions worth of COVID-19 vaccines have gone to waste, letting them expire instead of being distributed to the community.