Coronavirus: Hong Kong to impose most severe social distancing restrictions


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Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the risk of a large-scale outbreak is extremely high. The measures dictate that face masks will be mandatory for people using public transport and restaurants will no longer provide dine-in services and only offer takeaway after 6 pm. CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL COVERAGE ONLY ON DH Both are new rules that were not implemented during the city's first and second coronavirus waves earlier this year. If a person does not wear a mask on...