Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to keep social-distancing rules for two more weeks, sources say, as health chief warns of ‘new normal’

  • City will maintain containment strategy but some minor changes, such as allowing religious gatherings or karaoke lounges to reopen, are possible, insiders say
  • While recognising people want life to return to normal, health minister warns containment strategy going forward might need constant adapting to reflect risk level

Topic |   Hong Kong social distancing
Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians in Hong Kong don surgical masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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