Hong Kong/Singapore ● Fri, June 11 2021
Hong Kong and Singapore will review in July plans to open a travel bubble, their governments said on Thursday, after the proposal was derailed for a second time in May due to a spike of coronavirus cases in Singapore.
The COVID-19 situation in Singapore has stabilized in recent weeks, its government said in a statement, noting that the number of community cases and local unlinked COVID-19 cases were showing a downward trend. It also said the situation in Hong Kong remained stable.
“Both governments remain strongly committed […] to resuming air travel between the two regional aviation hubs and international cities in a gradual and orderly manner under a set of stringent public health protocols,” Hong Kong’s government said in a separate statement.
The bubble was initially slated to begin in November but was called off after a rise in cases …
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