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Hong Kong imposes 14-day quarantine on all mainland visitors

Striking hospital workers want border sealed to combat coronavirus spread

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong will begin quarantining all arrivals from mainland China for 14 days on Saturday, further tightening its border controls to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus amid pressure from striking hospital workers.

The city had confirmed 21 coronavirus cases as of Wednesday, including patients with no recent travel to the mainland, where the outbreak originated.

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