A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong
A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong facing 1,000 winter deaths from coronavirus, expert warns, as city records seven new cases of Covid-19

  • Professor Yuen Kwok-yung makes chilling prediction and says winter wave could see tens of thousands fall ill
  • University of Hong Kong microbiologist calls for social-distancing measures to stay in place until next September

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong
A top infectious disease expert has said more than 10,000 people could fall ill in Hong Kong this winter. Photo: Felix Wong
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