A bar reopens in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 29. Bars and nightclubs are conditionally allowed to reopen at half capacity till 2am if all staff and customers receive at least one vaccine dose. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A bar reopens in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 29. Bars and nightclubs are conditionally allowed to reopen at half capacity till 2am if all staff and customers receive at least one vaccine dose. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Can segregation rules at bars, restaurants really help raise Hong Kong vaccination rate?

  • With its ‘vaccine bubble’, the government has offloaded the responsibility to boost vaccine uptake onto struggling bars and restaurants
  • The complex arrangement also disregards those who have recovered from Covid-19, or have genuine reasons not to take the vaccine

A bar reopens in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 29. Bars and nightclubs are conditionally allowed to reopen at half capacity till 2am if all staff and customers receive at least one vaccine dose. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A bar reopens in Tsim Sha Tsui on April 29. Bars and nightclubs are conditionally allowed to reopen at half capacity till 2am if all staff and customers receive at least one vaccine dose. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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