Cleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson Lee
Cleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: debate rages over ‘unclear’ social-distancing rules at Hong Kong nightclubs after clusters found at 2 venues; city logs 275 cases

  • Industry says grey areas in restrictions mean some operators were unclear on whether disc jockeys playing music constituted live performances
  • Reports have surfaced that some revellers at affected venues were not wearing masks

Cleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson Lee
Cleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson Lee

Corrected [11:37am, 31 May, 2022]

  • [11:37am, 31 May, 2022]

    The Centre for Health Protection has clarified that the tally of infections as of Monday for both bar clusters should be 43 instead of 45 as initially reported, as two patients had visited both premises. This story has been updated with the correct figure.

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