The US embassy on Garden Road in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: United States allows non-essential consulate staff to leave Hong Kong as city grapples with outbreak

  • State Department spokesman says staff are free to do so ‘out of an abundance of caution’
  • Carrie Lam meanwhile pleads with senior diplomats to help with mask supplies and not to impose travel bans
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The US embassy on Garden Road in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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