Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has declared the highest level of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has declared the highest level of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang

China coronavirus: Hong Kong leader hits back at delay criticism as she suspends school classes, cancels marathon and declares city at highest level of emergency

  • Lam to chair steering committee overseeing measures to cope with virus outbreak
  • Most kindergartens, primary and secondary schools will not reopen until February 17 while Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon cancelled

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has declared the highest level of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has declared the highest level of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Sam Tsang
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