Third Wave Linked To Easing Restrictions
HEALTH EXPERTS IN HONG KONG SAID THE CITY’S “THIRD WAVE” OF CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS IS LINKED TO THE EASING OF SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES
(CNN) – Health experts in Hong Kong say easing social distancing guidelines is one of the main reasons for new confirmed cases.
19 new cases were reported on Wednesday the same day Hong Kong rolled out its most severe restrictions since the pandemic began.
Restaurants are closed from 6 PM to 5 AM the next day, and gatherings are limited to no more than 4 people.
Bars, gyms and pools are now closed for at least seven days.
The government has also made masks mandatory on all public transportation.