Residents line up at a community vaccination centre to receive Covid-19 jabs. Photo: Edmond So
Residents line up at a community vaccination centre to receive Covid-19 jabs. Photo: Edmond So

Coronavirus: Omicron BA.5 subvariant may trigger new infection wave if it becomes dominant strain, health official warns, as Hong Kong logs 6,389 cases

  • According to authorities, 30.2 per cent of Covid-19 cases recorded on Saturday involved BA.5 subvariant
  • ‘We worry that there may be a new outbreak wave in the future, especially when we enter winter,’ Centre for Health Protection’s Albert Au says

Residents line up at a community vaccination centre to receive Covid-19 jabs. Photo: Edmond So
Residents line up at a community vaccination centre to receive Covid-19 jabs. Photo: Edmond So
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