Hong Kong tightens social distancing measures on surging COVID-19 cases China

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HONG KONG, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong has moved to strengthen social distancing measures in response to a rebound in confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) describing the situation as "fairly severe." The HKSAR government said in a statement Saturday morning that live performance and dancing will be suspended in catering premises, including bars and nightclubs, and party rooms for holding social gatherings will be closed. The new measures will be effective for five days starting Sunday. Hong Kong reported another 26 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday and...