Carrie Lam to announce new Covid-19 measures, include ban on evening dine-in

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  • The Chief Executive made the announcement on Tuesday, but did not say when they will come into effect
  • Gyms and massage parlours will also be forced to close and the government will consider relief packages for the affected industries 
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Carrie Lam has not specified when the new measures will come into effect. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced a ban on dining in at restaurants after 6pm, as well as the closure of gyms and beauty salons, as new measures to fight the fourth wave of coronavirus hitting the city.

The announcement was made during her weekly Executive Council meeting on Tuesday. She did not say when the new measures will come into effect.

Sports venues and massage parlours will also be forced to close. 

Lam said financial packages would be considered to help the affected industries. 

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