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The rule will come into effect on August 12, alongside a newly launched system of health codes.
After being let out early, returning residents will need to spend two or three days self-isolating at home.
Airlines will be able to serve the city without facing disruption for bringing in too many infected travelers.
So long as they’re willing to spend a week in quarantine, fully vaccinated non-residents will be allowed to visit.
Cultural and recreational venues have reopened across the territory, and a nighttime ban on dining out is no longer in force.
But airlines will still be penalized for bringing in even a miniscule number of Covid-infected passengers.
The rule will be scrapped in April, with hotel quarantines for vaccinated travelers halved to seven days.
Limits on private gatherings are being imposed, and the unvaccinated will be barred from most public places starting on February 24.
The isolation period for those arriving from high-risk countries will be reduced from 21 days to 14 days.