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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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