Police move in to arrest protesters at Prince Edward station on Tuesday. Photo: Edmond So

Coronavirus: Hong Kong police to let detainees wear full surgical masks to fend off Covid-19

  • Lawyers and doctors had said the force’s previous policy, of removing metal strips from the commonly worn coverings, left arrested people at risk of infection
  • Those detained will now be given masks made by prisoners at factories run by Correctional Services Industries
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Police move in to arrest protesters at Prince Edward station on Tuesday. Photo: Edmond So
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