People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus pandemic

Hong Kong experts warn of Christmas Covid-19 rush, predict citywide vaccine coverage by 2022 ‘if lucky’

  • City confirms 95 new infections with fresh cluster emerging at public housing estate, as professor warns of 20,000 returnees for festive holidays
  • First batch of shots could arrive by third quarter of next year, citywide protection by 2022, says government adviser on pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
People wearing protective masks maintain social distancing while standing in line at a community testing centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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