July 27, 2020

Hong Kong orders mandatory mask wearing to combat new virus wave

Hong Kong (AFP) – Everyone in Hong Kong will have to wear masks in public from Wednesday, authorities said, as they unveiled the city’s toughest social distancing measures yet to combat a new wave of coronavirus infections.”The epidemic situation in Hong Kong is remarkably severe,” Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung told reporters Monday as he announced new measures, including a ban on more than two people gathering in public and restaurants only being allowed to serve takeaway meals.The densely packed financial hub was one of the first places hit by the coronavirus when it emerged from China, but…

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