Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine all travellers entering from mainland China for 14 days as city’s leader invokes special powers

  • Measure will take effect on Saturday to enable residents affected to make adjustments to their plans
  • Lam also apologises for remark demanding that government officials only wear masks under strict circumstances in a bid to conserve supplies
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: May Tse
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).