Hong Kong To Relax Social Distancing Measures

HONG KONG WILL EXTEND GATHERING RESTRICTIONS TO 4 PEOPLE, AND IS DISCUSSING A POSSIBLE TRAVEL BUBBLE WITH 11 COUNTRIES

(CNN) – Hong Kong is expected to relax some of its social distancing measures Friday and is in talks with several countries about a “travel bubble.”

This is the third of its four part phase to re-open.

Hong Kong will allow groups of four people to dine at restaurants or mingle at other entertainment venues.

Right now only two can gather publicly.

Hong Kong is also discussing a potential “travel bubble” with 11 countries. people traveling within the bubble would agree to being tested for COVID-19 on both ends of the journey.

So far, Hong Kong’s “travel bubble” shortlist includes: Japan, Thailand, South Korea and Australia.

Since the start of the pandemic, Hong Kong has reported around 4,900 coronavirus cases.

98 have died as a result of the virus.

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