Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong
Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong scrambles to find sites for quarantine centres as residents cry ‘not in my backyard’

  • Prefabricated units can be built within weeks to quarantine contacts of patients, government sources say
  • Various plans have run into opposition among residents and local leaders as a ‘not in my backyard’ mentality takes hold over fears the disease will spread

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong
Hongkongers are worried the coronavirus will spread in the community. Photo: Winson Wong
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