Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang
Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang

Tired of the coronavirus? You’re not alone, and experts worry ‘pandemic fatigue’ is driving some in Hong Kong to ignore Covid-19 health advice, restrictions

  • Frustrated by unending pandemic, some tire of washing hands, wearing masks, staying home
  • Crisis fatigue is understandable, but experts warn people against letting down their guard

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang
Shek O beach in May while relaxed social-distancing regulations were still in force. Psychiatrist Dr Hui Lung-kit says pandemic fatigue began affecting people from as early as March. Photo: Sam Tsang
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