Hong Kong health authorities warn of worsening Covid-19 outbreak
focused on eliminating the disease, with schools and gyms already shut, restaurants closing at 6pm (1000 GMT) and air travel with many major hubs severed or severely disrupted.Speaking after meetings with health officials, Mrs Lam said that there was only a “slim chance” those city wide restrictions could be lifted on Feb 4 as planned.
She said that a second Kwai Chung apartment block, home to more than 2,000 people, would be shut down for five days.On Friday,after more than 20 cases were linked to it, with food delivered from outside three times a day and mass testing underway.By Saturday, officials recorded some 105 cases in Kwai Chung, including confirmed and preliminary positive tests.Read more: ST Foreign Desk »
Dog runs across road in Springleaf area while dragging a chair by its leash
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straits_times Like motherland .. 'Covid Zero' policy was never going to hold . straits_times Why every announcement needs chief exec to tell? Other gov't officials cannot do that?
Superspreader fears spark 3 days of Covid-19 testing at Hong Kong blockHong Kong authorities have placed a public housing block under a three-day restriction order for more than 2,500 residents to undergo daily Covid-19 testing, after a suspected Omicron superspreader was believed to have infected 16 others in the building. The order, which takes effect on Friday, was issued after top microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung inspected Kwai Chung Estate’s Yat Kwai...
Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID-19 hamster cullHONG KONG: Hong Kong police will deal with pet lovers who try to stop people giving up their hamsters to be put down, or who offer to care for abandoned hamsters, authorities said, after they ordered a cull of the cuddly rodents to curb the coronavirus. On Tuesday, officials You got to do what you got to do. what if dog or cat tested positive in hk? will cull? Zero-covid policy effective? Or live with virus is better?
Hong Kong locks down building and tests thousands as Covid-19 cases jumpCompulsory testing needed just for walking pass a building. If it’s that dangerous, Hong Kong government should ask people not to go to work and stop public transport. Enough contradictory pseudo zero covid policies.
Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent Covid hamster cullHONG KONG — Hong Kong police will deal with pet lovers who try to stop people giving up their hamsters to be put down, or who offer to care for abandoned hamsters, authorities said, after they ordered a cull of the cuddly rodents to curb the coronavirus.
Zero Covid-19 policy shakes Hong Kong's economy and its 'soul'The US couldn't prevent a catastrophe with more than 800,000 deaths with the live with covid policy. While China maintaining a zero covid policy managed to keep deaths below 5,000. Which approach is preferable? Origin of Covid-19 coronavirus. The WHO must investigate all evidence especially in countries where there are early reports of the coronavirus appearing. Singapore is enjoying the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. LOL
Feuding family of late Hong Kong tycoon Henry Fok makes 'progress' towards settlementThe late Hong Kong tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung's feuding family has made 'some progress' towards settling an ongoing dispute over his HK$11.3 billion (S$1.95 billion) estate, a court has heard. However, it remained unclear whether an overall settlement was possible, with parties requesting another 24 hours for talks in an application granted by Mr Justice David Lok Kai-hong on Thursday...