Hong Kong marks the 25th anniversary of the handover on July 1. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong marks the 25th anniversary of the handover on July 1. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Coronavirus: Beijing assessing options for July 1 visit to Hong Kong after 2 top local officials infected

  • Infection of mainland affairs minister Erick Tsang and incoming chief secretary Eric Chan sparks speculation on whether state leader such as Xi Jinping will attend celebrations
  • Source familiar with preparations for next week’s celebrations says cases will not have ‘significant impact’ on any visit

Hong Kong marks the 25th anniversary of the handover on July 1. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong marks the 25th anniversary of the handover on July 1. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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