Hong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix WongHong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus in China: Hong Kong may pay higher price than mainland cities in long term, expert says

  • City’s strategy has been ‘to keep the pandemic at a low level rather than trying to achieve zero cases’, Zhang Wenhong, head of Shanghai’s Covid-19 clinical expert team, says
  • But the approach of cities like Beijing and Urumqi ‘can help local life to return to normal within three to four weeks’, he says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix WongHong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong may have to pay a long-term price for its handling of Covid-19, according to a Chinese expert. Photo: Felix Wong
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