Bars and pubs in areas such as Lan Kwai Fong will have to close under a new order from the government designed to stop Covid-19’s spread. Photo: Sam Tsang
Bars and pubs in areas such as Lan Kwai Fong will have to close under a new order from the government designed to stop Covid-19’s spread. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: 1,200 pubs and bars in Hong Kong to close as government orders two-week shutdown

  • Any premises ‘exclusively or mainly used’ for sale or supply of alcohol must shut from 6pm on Friday to curb Covid-19’s spread
  • Ministers make order under emergency powers as 37 new coronavirus infections take city’s total to 802

Bars and pubs in areas such as Lan Kwai Fong will have to close under a new order from the government designed to stop Covid-19’s spread. Photo: Sam Tsang
Bars and pubs in areas such as Lan Kwai Fong will have to close under a new order from the government designed to stop Covid-19’s spread. Photo: Sam Tsang
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