Hong Kong Tightens Social Distancing Amid New Spike

HONG KONG TIGHTENS SOCIAL DISTANCING REGULATIONS AS A NEW RECORD DAILY INCREASE OF COVID-19 CASES IS REPORTED

(CNN) – Hong Kong has announced it will tighten social distancing regulations further amid a rising number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

More than 100 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.

The highest daily increase the territory has seen so far;  this brings the total number of cases to nearly 2,000.

All non-essential civil servants will again work-from-home and the government is expected to make face masks mandatory in all enclosed public spaces.

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