Hong Kong Places Parts of Kowloon Under Lockdown Amid COVID-19 Surge

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A man buys fresh fruit in the Jordan area of Kowloon in Hong Kong as COVID-19 cases in the area begin to climb, Jan. 22, 2021. AFP Authorities in Hong Kong on Friday announced mandatory COVID-19 testing and a partial lockdown for tens of thousands of the city's residents, in a bid to curb a growing number of coronavirus cases in recent days.Residents of the densely populated Jordan and Sham Shui Po districts will be told to stay at home and be subjected to testing, following isolation orders imposed on four apartment blocks last week, the South China Morning Post...