Doctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora TamDoctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora Tam
Doctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong third wave: how did city’s scariest surge in Covid-19 cases start, and what did authorities miss?

  • Experts point to policy loopholes in handling returning domestic helpers and stopover sea or aircrew, as Post finds significant proportion among imported cases involve such groups
  • They also single out public complacency as another factor, stressing that government measures can only do so much

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Doctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora TamDoctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora Tam
Doctors say holes in the city’s border measures, a delayed government response and public complacency have led to the unprecedented outbreak. Photo: Nora Tam
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