Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse
Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: Hong Kong expert warns each infected person can now spread Covid-19 to four people

  • Professor Gabriel Leung, dean of HKU medical school, says a strain of the virus has increased its infection rate by 30 per cent due to a DNA mutation
  • Microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung says the current wave of new infections is almost certainly due to the lifting of social-distancing measures

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse
Some close contacts of Covid-19 patients being evacuated from a public housing estate in Sha Tin on Friday. Photo: May Tse
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