Amber Code holders allowed to enter racecourses from Nov 20

The Hong Kong Jockey Club announced Tuesday to grant audiences holding Amber Health Code to enter racecourses and dine in the outdoor areas from next Sunday.

Entrants of racecourses will no longer be required to present their Vaccine Pass QR Code upon entry but still need to scan the LeaveHomeSafe Code and comply with the vaccination requirements.

Eating and drinking will be allowed in the outdoor areas of racecourses. Outdoor food outlets will also be reopened to provide the sale of food and beverages.

Under the updated arrangements, walk-in admission will be resumed for both public and members enclosures. A certain portion of the outdoor areas of racecourses will be set aside for walk-in admission.

All persons in a single booking for or attending a catering venue in a group of more than 12 persons, or entering a bar/pub or the bar/pub zone within catering premises, are still required to present proof of a negative Rapid Antigen Test result conducted within 24 hours of entry.

An SMS notification containing a negative PCR test result issued within 48 hours prior to entry will also be accepted.