Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Lunar New Year

Temperature checks and contact tracing as Hong Kong’s temples welcome Lunar New Year throngs amid coronavirus pandemic

  • At Wong Tai Sin Temple, one of the city’s biggest, visitors registered for contact-tracing before entering and steps were taken to keep crowds manageable
  • Most on hand said the process had gone smoothly, with many adding they planned to keep the size of family celebrations to a minimum this year

Topic |   Lunar New Year
Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Worshippers make their first offerings of the Lunar New Year at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple on Friday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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