Hong Kong officials have urged the public to remain vigilant, even though the fifth wave of the pandemic had subsided.  Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong officials have urged the public to remain vigilant, even though the fifth wave of the pandemic had subsided. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: Hong Kong prepared for rebound in infections even as fifth wave of pandemic subsides, health minister says; 251 cases logged

  • Authorities scaling up anti-epidemic efforts in preparation for any large rebound in infections as chains of transmission continue to exist
  • Cluster from McDonald’s in Tai Koo Shing expands; authorities unable to draw links between infections for now

Hong Kong officials have urged the public to remain vigilant, even though the fifth wave of the pandemic had subsided.  Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong officials have urged the public to remain vigilant, even though the fifth wave of the pandemic had subsided. Photo: Nora Tam

Corrected [10:19pm, 26 May, 2022]

  • [10:19pm, 26 May, 2022]

    An earlier version of this article wrongly attributed a statement that authorities had to work on anti-epidemic efforts before considering a further relaxation of social-distancing rules to Carrie Lam. It was said by Ronald Lam.

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