Hong Kong’s leader has announced a tightening of social-distancing rules amid an outbreak of the Omicron variant. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s leader has announced a tightening of social-distancing rules amid an outbreak of the Omicron variant. Photo: Felix Wong

Omicron: Hong Kong to suspend classes, offer more financial aid to firms; residents warned to avoid social activities in ‘high-risk’ Tuen Mun

  • Suspension will start in kindergartens and primary schools on Friday, but secondary schools will not be affected, Chief Executive Carrie Lam says
  • Health officials warn there may be silent transmission chains in Tuen Mun and urge residents to avoid any social activities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s leader has announced a tightening of social-distancing rules amid an outbreak of the Omicron variant. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s leader has announced a tightening of social-distancing rules amid an outbreak of the Omicron variant. Photo: Felix Wong
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