Hong Kong ended a 23-day run of no community coronavirus cases on Tuesday when two people with no recent travel history were recorded as infected. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: new local cases in Hong Kong no cause for alarm say health experts, but days ahead will be crucial in determining if return of tough measures needed

  • Sporadic community infections could become the new normal and are no cause for panic, leading medical advisers say
  • But the government should step up testing of residents, doubling the current level to 7,500 per day, argues university microbiologist
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong ended a 23-day run of no community coronavirus cases on Tuesday when two people with no recent travel history were recorded as infected. Photo: AFP
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