Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP
Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP
Manimala Dharmangadan
Opinion

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Manimala Dharmangadan

Hong Kong third wave: Public needs to step up and keep coronavirus at bay

  • One major reason the Hong Kong approach to managing Covid-19 has succeeded so far is the public’s responsible behaviour during the pandemic
  • Hongkongers must do their part in handling this third wave by returning to social distancing, staying home and maintaining good hygiene

Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP
Commuters wear face masks as they travel on the top deck of a tram in Hong Kong on July 10. The emergence of a third wave of Covid-19 infections has led to renewed calls for social distancing and working from home. Photo: AFP
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Manimala Dharmangadan

Manimala Dharmangadan

Dr Manimala Dharmangadan is an intensivist working at Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. She is involved in the care and management of Covid-19 patients.