Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam TsangChief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong unveils most sweeping social-distancing rules yet as 52 new cases emerge

  • City will enter new phase in battle to stop escalating health crisis, with restaurants and bars among venues facing tough restrictions
  • Government has hired two mainland Chinese firms to help with testing, admitting 400,000 residents at higher risk of contracting virus

Topic |   Hong Kong social distancing
Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam TsangChief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive Carrie Lam admits the latest curbs are more stringent than what has been in place in the past. Photo: Sam Tsang
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