A videojournalist films Block 1 at Whampoa Garden in Hung Hom, where on Tuesday a 39-year-old man became the first person in Hong Kong to die after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: nervous neighbours, councillors believe brother of deceased patient left rather than face quarantine

  • Numerous neighbours told the Post the man lived with his mother, who on Sunday was also confirmed to carry the deadly virus
  • Security guards at Whampoa Garden now cleaning lift buttons and railings every hour, much as they did during the 2003 Sars outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A videojournalist films Block 1 at Whampoa Garden in Hung Hom, where on Tuesday a 39-year-old man became the first person in Hong Kong to die after being diagnosed with the coronavirus. Photo: Nora Tam
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