Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hari Kumar
Opinion

Opinion

Hari Kumar

Hong Kong coronavirus fight must not overlook airborne transmission

  • There are worries about Covid-19 being transferred through the air as entertainment venues reopen and workers return to their offices
  • Hong Kong should implement air circulation regulations for buildings and ease up on other measures to allow more outdoor activities

Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Gym goers work out at a gym in Central on September 18, 2020. Given that major outbreaks in Hong Kong have been linked to bars with live bands, dance halls, restaurants and gyms, ventilation in buildings needs to more rigorously monitored. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Hari Kumar

Hari Kumar

Hari Kumar is a journalist based in Hong Kong since 2003.