Hong Kong has closed all but three border crossings with mainland China. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong has closed all but three border crossings with mainland China. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: why won’t Carrie Lam shut Hong Kong’s border with mainland China?

  • Transport industry disputes claim borders have to stay open so goods can be brought into city
  • Professor says partial shutdown is making the situation worse, while questions are raised about Hong Kong’s ability to care for sick

Hong Kong has closed all but three border crossings with mainland China. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong has closed all but three border crossings with mainland China. Photo: Dickson Lee
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