An old tenement building on Reclamation Street in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang
An old tenement building on Reclamation Street in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong issues isolation order for entire residential blocks for first time since Covid-19 pandemic began

  • Health authorities take ‘exceptional measure’ given special challenges presented in carrying out contact tracing of residents in subdivided flats
  • Authorities will also screen every resident in at least 20 buildings in Yau Tsim Mong in further attempt to further contain growing cluster in the area

An old tenement building on Reclamation Street in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang
An old tenement building on Reclamation Street in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Sam Tsang
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