A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan
A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong lockdown: more than 1,700 disciplinary officers to be deployed in unprecedented move on 150 blocks in coronavirus-hit area

  • Most drastic measure yet in more than a year of pandemic control is expected to start early on Saturday morning
  • Many are questioning efficacy of the lockdown after news was leaked by the media, effectively giving residents a heads-up an entire day in advance

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan
A lockdown of areas hard-hit by a new Covid-19 outbreak will mark a first in Hong Kong’s battle with the pandemic. Photo: Martin Chan
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