Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg

Letters | Hong Kong fourth wave: flailing Covid response causing people to lose hope

  • Hong Kong’s anti-pandemic mandates appear exaggerated and must be reconsidered to create improved financial health and alleviate the mental toll on people
  • There must be a change of direction from the Hong Kong government or at least some soul-satisfying answers so people can aspire for better days

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers browse at a flower market ahead of the Lunar New Year, in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong on February 6. The city has been attempting to curb a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections with targeted lockdowns that have seen authorities cordon off an area and restrict movement until residents receive negative results. But these will be put on hold during the festive days. Photo: Bloomberg
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