Patients lie in hospital beds as temperatures fall at nighttime outside the Caritas Medical Centre in Sham Shui Po on February 16. The fifth wave that started the year marked one of the lowest points of the pandemic for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Patients lie in hospital beds as temperatures fall at nighttime outside the Caritas Medical Centre in Sham Shui Po on February 16. The fifth wave that started the year marked one of the lowest points of the pandemic for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong finally gets a grip on Covid-19 after leaders realise what the city has lost

  • As much as Hongkongers are sick and tired of Covid-19, 2022 was the year when we finally managed to reckon with the virus and get it under control
  • It’s now time for the government to address the lingering issues from the pandemic, including the mental health crisis and a surge in homeless numbers

Patients lie in hospital beds as temperatures fall at nighttime outside the Caritas Medical Centre in Sham Shui Po on February 16. The fifth wave that started the year marked one of the lowest points of the pandemic for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
Patients lie in hospital beds as temperatures fall at nighttime outside the Caritas Medical Centre in Sham Shui Po on February 16. The fifth wave that started the year marked one of the lowest points of the pandemic for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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