Vaccine Bubble

The Government has gazetted amendments, directions and specifications under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F), the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation (Cap. 599G) and the Prevention and Control of Disease (Wearing of Mask) Regulation (Cap. 599I).  The above amendments, directions and specifications have taken effect since October 14 and will last for a period of 14 days till October 27 (Wednesday).

Modes of Operation of Catering Premises

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Type A
  • Maximum 2 persons per table.
  • Dine-in service until 6 p.m.
  • Maximum 20 participants in any one banquet.
  • Type A notice must be displayed.
  • Must not exceed 50% of the seating capacity
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Type B
  • Maximum 4 persons per table.
  • Dine-in service until 10 p.m.
  • Maximum 20 participants in any one banquet.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application or complete the record form.
  • Staff members must undergo COVID-19 testing once every 14/7* days or have completed the COVID-19 vaccination course. (*Starting from 26 Aug 2021).
  • Type B notice must be displayed.
  • Must not exceed 50% of the seating capacity
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Type C
  • Maximum 6 persons per table.
  • Dine-in service until midnight.
  • Maximum 20 participants in any one banquet.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Except persons aged under 16 with an accompanying adult.
  • Persons aged under 16 without the company of an adult, and persons aged 65 or above may opt to complete the record form.
  • Staff members must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Type C notice must be displayed.
  • A floor plan with relevant specifications must be prepared for differentiating and identifying the different designated zones.
  • Must register information about vaccination received by staff
  • Must not exceed 75% of the seating capacity

Label Type C

More than one zone

Type C

Type D
  • Maximum 12 persons per table.
  • Dine-in service until 2 a.m.
  • At least two-thirds of persons at the same table for non-banquets must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Maximum 240 participants in any one banquet. At least two-thirds of the total number of participants must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Except persons aged under 16 with an accompanying adult.
  • Persons aged under 16 without the company of an adult, and persons aged 65 or above may opt to complete the record form.
  • Staff members must have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, plus an interval of 14 days after the second dose.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Type D notice must be displayed.  A floor plan with relevant specifications must be prepared.
  • A floor plan with relevant specifications must be prepared for differentiating and identifying the different designated zones.
  • Must register information about vaccination received by staff
  • Must not exceed 100% of the seating capacity
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record

Label Type D

More than one zone

Type D

Specifications

As stated in the latest directions, if a catering business chooses to operate in Type C or D mode of operation in its premises, it must display a floor plan of its premises (if the premises has more than one floor, then it must display a floor plan for each floor) next to the notice as specified in paragraph (C)(I)(c) with the following specifications to signify the content as set out below in a way that is clearly legible and unobstructed for differentiating and identifying that the different designated zones:

  1. The size of the floor plan for each floor must not be less than 297 x 420 mm (A3 size);
  2. The letters in the floor plan must be black in colour, the font type must be Times New Roman, and the font size must not be less than 16; and
  3. The floor plan for each floor must be drawn to scale to indicate the location of each  “Designated Zone” (including Designated Zone B, Designated Zone C and Designated Zone D), its size, the location of each dining table therein and remarks should be added to the dining tables for holding banquet activities.  The relevant content (including the “Designated Zone” in particular colours, i.e. violet for Designated Zone B, light peach for Designated Zone C and green for Designated Zone D) must be shown as specified on the related FEHD webpage for identification.

    Zone B    

    Zone C

    Zone D

 

Bar or Pub/Club or Nightclub

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Bar or Pub/
Club or Nightclub (Type 1)
  • Maximum 4 persons per table/in the same group.
  • Open until 2 a.m.
  • Must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Staff members must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Must not exceed 75% of the seating capacity
  • Notice must be displayed. (Bar or Pub) (Club or Nightclub)
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record
Bars or Pubs/Nightclubs Poster
Bar or Pub/
Club or Nightclub (Type 2)
  • Maximum 8 persons per table/in the same group.
  • Open until 4 a.m.
  • Must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Staff members must have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, plus an interval of 14 days after the second dose.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Must not exceed 100% of the seating capacity
  • Notice must be displayed. (Bar or Pub) (Club or Nightclub)
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record
Bars or Pubs/Nightclubs Poster

Bathhouses

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Bathhouses
  • Must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Staff members must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Notice must be displayed.
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record
Bathhouses Poster

Karaoke Establishments

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Karaoke Establishments (Type 1)
  • Maximum 8 persons per table/in the same group.
  • Open until 2 a.m.
  • Must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Staff members must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Notice must be displayed.
  • Must not exceed 75% of the seating capacity
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record
Karaoke Establishments Poster
Karaoke Establishments (Type 2)
  • Maximum 12 persons per table/in the same group.
  • Open until 4 a.m.
  • Must have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Must use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile application.
  • Staff members must have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, plus an interval of 14 days after the second dose.
  • Exemption arrangement: The alternative option of undergoing COVID-19 testing once every 7 days is only applicable to staff members who are unfit to receive COVID-19 vaccination because of health reasons.  These staff members are required to make a declaration to their employers using the specified form and produce a medical certificate.
  • Notice must be displayed.
  • Must not exceed 100% of the seating capacity
  • Must use the "QR Code Verification Scanner" mobile application provided by the Government to scan the customers' QR code of local COVID-19 vaccination record
Karaoke Establishments Poster