Hong Kong SAR to extend social distancing measures for 14 days

2020-04-21 10:39:38CGTN Editor : Gu Liping ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that social distancing measures in the city will be extended for additional 14 days into early May as the city continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

The measures include a ban on public gatherings of more than four people and the closure of six types of venues are due to expire on Thursday midnight.

Hong Kong recorded zero new coronavirus cases on Monday for the first time since early March. And as of Monday, Hong Kong has reported 1,025 confirmed cases including four deaths. A total of 630 patients have recovered so far.

Lam also appealed to the public to be patient for a little longer in the battle against the virus.


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