Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong
Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong
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Latest cases remind city it is too early to lower virus guard

  • Hong Kong can ill-afford to follow other parts of the world in reimposing lockdowns, so it must err on the side of caution and show quarantine readiness

Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong
Relaxations of Hong Kong’s anti-infection regime have come ahead of the HK$10,000 government handout to every Hongkonger. The impulse to spend and socialise at the cost of precautions would be understandable. Photo: Winson Wong
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