Experts have called for mask-wearing to be downgraded to a guideline once Hong Kong declares the coronavirus to be endemic. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Experts have called for mask-wearing to be downgraded to a guideline once Hong Kong declares the coronavirus to be endemic. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong should strike emergency regulations from lawbooks once city declares Covid endemic, experts say

  • Mandatory mask-wearing and testing should be axed or made guidelines, health experts say
  • But legal academics say emergency legislation should stay on the lawbooks in case of a deterioration in the Covid-19 situation

Experts have called for mask-wearing to be downgraded to a guideline once Hong Kong declares the coronavirus to be endemic. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Experts have called for mask-wearing to be downgraded to a guideline once Hong Kong declares the coronavirus to be endemic. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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