Hong Kong to impose first COVID-19 lockdown on virus-hit district: Reports

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HONG KONG: Thousands of Hong Kongers will be ordered to stay in their homes for the city's first coronavirus lockdown, local media reported on Friday (Jan 22), as authorities battle an outbreak in one of its poorest and most densely packed districts. The order bans anyone from leaving their apartment unless they can show a negative test where cases have surged in recent days, and will last until everyone within the designated area has been tested, the reports said. Advertisement READ: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says city to extend social distancing measures The South China Morning Post said the...