A top government pandemic adviser has warned that Hong Kong could be hit by a sixth wave of the coronavirus in as little as two weeks. Photo: Jelly Tse
A top government pandemic adviser has warned that Hong Kong could be hit by a sixth wave of the coronavirus in as little as two weeks. Photo: Jelly Tse

exclusive | Coronavirus: Hong Kong could be hit by sixth wave in as little as two weeks, pandemic adviser warns

  • Professor Gabriel Leung says recent daily caseload of about 300 implies reproduction rate of virus is at 1, meaning health crisis could worsen ‘if things tilt in the wrong direction’
  • Public health expert Yuen Kwok-yung, however, says residents need not panic as ‘immunity barrier’ has formed in the city either through infection or vaccination

A top government pandemic adviser has warned that Hong Kong could be hit by a sixth wave of the coronavirus in as little as two weeks. Photo: Jelly Tse
A top government pandemic adviser has warned that Hong Kong could be hit by a sixth wave of the coronavirus in as little as two weeks. Photo: Jelly Tse
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