Wait for zero or low local Covid-19 cases before easing rules: Hong Kong health experts, East Asia

Source: straitstimes.com

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HONG KONG - The city's daily new coronavirus infections may have dropped to their lowest in seven weeks so far, but infectious disease experts believe that current tough social distancing measures have to remain until figures for local cases fall to zero or low digits. Such considerations may add to caution from the government, which has said it has yet to assess if traditional Chinese New Year fairs would be held, in a sign that festivities next month may be muted. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month...