HKSAR Government’s Press Releases regarding the Anti-pandemic Requests

on Cross-boundary Goods Drivers by Mainland

 

Regarding the anti-pandemic requests of Shenzhen and Zhuhai on cross-boundary goods vehicle drivers, the HKSAR Government has just announced on 8 April 2020 the following arrangements after coordination with the Guangdong Provincial Government and the municipal governments as well as communication with the transport trade.

 

1. From April 10 onwards, the Shenzhen Municipal Government will require all cross-boundary goods vehicle drivers who enter Shenzhen via Shenzhen ports to present the "i Shenzhen" health certification code and proof of a negative result of a nucleic acid test conducted within the previous seven days to Shenzhen customs officers for examination before entering Shenzhen. Concurrently, the Zhuhai Municipal Government will require all cross-boundary goods vehicle drivers who enter Zhuhai via Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to present proof of a negative result of a nucleic acid test conducted within the previous seven days. Drivers must acquire a negative result of a nucleic acid test before entering the Mainland ports.

 

2. Tests for the Hong Kong cross-boundary goods vehicle drivers will be centralised at the site of ports and the cost will be HK$350. The HKSAR Government will bear the cost involved. The Transport Department will inform the transport trade of the detailed arrangements for the test in due course.

 

Link for reference: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202004/08/P2020040800735.htm?fontSize=3

 

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