Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee
Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong entertainment venues linked to more ‘widespread dispersion’ of Covid-19 than households, eateries, study finds

  • Researchers say the number of strangers gathering in bars made the venues particularly prone to broader networks of infections in the first and second waves
  • However, preliminary data for the third wave shows the trend had diminished, hinting that ‘some measures were effective’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee
Revellers gather at Lan Kwai Fong in Central late last month after social-distancing measures were relaxed. Photo: Dickson Lee
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