Hong Kong locks down populated area amid coronavirus cases surge


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KYODO NEWS - 2 hours ago - 22:11 | World , All , Coronavirus Hong Kong on Saturday ordered a populated area to be locked down, the first time such a measure has been taken in the pandemic-hit territory, following a surge in coronavirus cases in recent days. About 10,000 residents in a 16-block area in Kowloon's Jordan district are required to undergo coronavirus tests and stay at home until most of the people in the area have been tested and results determined, Food and Health Secretary Sophia Chan said. Government workers wear personal protective equipment inside a lockdown area...