Talent, funds continue to exit Hong Kong amid Covid-19 pandemic

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"I feel safe about the low Covid-19 rate here and I'm glad we can resume a lot of activities in Hong Kong, and that must be partially attributable to the zero-Covid-19 policy and strict quarantine measures. "But for an expat, on a cost-benefit analysis, the inability to freely travel back and forth weighs heavily for me," she said. In the middle of last month, the Census and Statistics Department released data that showed nearly 90,000 people left Hong Kong in the past year - the highest since record-keeping started in 1961 - marking a 1.2 per cent decline in the...