Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee
Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong fourth wave: government defends flip-flop over online Covid-19 press briefings, says on-site sessions to continue out of public concern

  • Media groups argued the initial move to go digital, announced on Sunday night, would have allowed officials to duck tough lines of inquiry
  • Director of Health Constance Chan notes backlash for decision, saying conferences in physical setting will continue at bigger venue

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee
Near-daily press conferences updating the Covid-19 situation, a fixture since the beginning of the pandemic, were to be moved online. Photo: Dickson Lee
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