The city announced its biggest easing of its Covid-19 precautions since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
The city announced its biggest easing of its Covid-19 precautions since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Coronavirus: why did Hong Kong suddenly decide to introduce a ‘0+0’ scheme after weeks of touting need for gradual change?

  • Leader John Lee’s decision to lift a number of restrictions was undertaken without going through city’s key decision-making body, insiders say
  • Just two days before announcement, health minister Lo Chung-mau insisted that both the app and vaccine pass scheme should still be kept in place

The city announced its biggest easing of its Covid-19 precautions since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
The city announced its biggest easing of its Covid-19 precautions since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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