Transmission of the virus within Hong Kong shows the city is in the grip of a community outbreak, says the city’s leading authority on infectious diseases. Photo: Warton Li

Coronavirus: top Hong Kong scientist claims community outbreak has already occurred as government prepares to quarantine mainland Chinese

  • Lack of travel history in several confirmed cases convinces Professor Yuen Kwok-yung of local human-to-human transmission
  • Carrie Lam adviser says government to quarantine incoming mainland Chinese in hotels and government centres
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Transmission of the virus within Hong Kong shows the city is in the grip of a community outbreak, says the city’s leading authority on infectious diseases. Photo: Warton Li
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