Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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Greater focus required in Hong Kong virus battle to hit zero-infections target

  • With relatively few Covid-19 cases coming to light in government ambush-style lockdowns, a more refined approach to such measures and testing would seem necessary

Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong officials have shown stronger determination to get Covid-19 infection numbers down for the Lunar New Year after Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor last week met virtually with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders are shown together in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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