Experts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix WongExperts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Experts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong

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Hong Kong Covid-19 third wave: do you need to wear a mask if you exercise outdoors … or should you exercise at all?

  • Unlike in Singapore, mask-wearing exceptions do not apply to people who want to work up a sweat outdoors
  • Experts urge fitness enthusiasts to stay home or tone down activities while still wearing masks, as physical exertion with face coverings may lead to breathing problems

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Experts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix WongExperts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
Experts urge residents not to engage in outdoor exercises that are too vigorous when Hong Kong’s ramped-up mask-wearing rules kick in on Wednesday. Photo: Felix Wong
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