Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the government will try to strike a balance between achieving social distancing, protecting the economy, and ensuring the normal functioning of society. Photo: Robert Ng

Coronavirus: Hong Kong will strive for balance between social distancing and normal functioning of society, Carrie Lam says, pointing to horse races

  • Explaining why Jockey Club was allowed to continue horse racing, Lam says there must be a balance between social distancing and normal functioning
  • Government spokesman says the four race days in Sha Tin and Happy Valley racecourses are ‘exceptional and serve the public interest of Hong Kong’
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the government will try to strike a balance between achieving social distancing, protecting the economy, and ensuring the normal functioning of society. Photo: Robert Ng
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