Hong Kong is gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival at the start of next month. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong is gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival at the start of next month. Photo: Sam Tsang

Leading health adviser predicts Hong Kong’s Omicron outbreak could end before Lunar New Year festival in February

  • Current surge of cases could peter out by Lunar New Year if local infections remain stable and no cases are untraceable, Professor Yuen Kwok-yung says
  • Health officials also track down source of one infection that was classified as unlinked, leaving city with just a single untraceable case

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong is gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival at the start of next month. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong is gearing up to celebrate the Lunar New Year festival at the start of next month. Photo: Sam Tsang
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