Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hit back at misinformation surrounding the city’s response to the coronavirus. Photo: Robert Ng
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hit back at misinformation surrounding the city’s response to the coronavirus. Photo: Robert Ng

‘Fake news’: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam calls online China coronavirus claims ‘absurd’

  • Rumours circulating online claim government was told by Beijing to open city’s hospitals to mainland patients
  • Claims stem from health officials confirming patients needing to be isolated would have fees waived

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hit back at misinformation surrounding the city’s response to the coronavirus. Photo: Robert Ng
Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hit back at misinformation surrounding the city’s response to the coronavirus. Photo: Robert Ng
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