The school break in Hong Kong is being extended again amid the advancing spread of the deadly coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong schools, kindergartens closed until at least March 2 as coronavirus fears grow, three universities take similar action

  • Education chiefs extend suspension of lessons for at least two more weeks in response to contagion threat, source says
  • Baptist, Hong Kong and Polytechnic universities tell students that classes will not be held on campus until early March
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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The school break in Hong Kong is being extended again amid the advancing spread of the deadly coronavirus. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him is a reporter for the Hong Kong desk focused on covering education policies. He joined the Post in 2019. Prior to that, he was an investigative reporter at Ming Pao.

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).