Hong Kong leader tests positive for COVID after APEC summit

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HONG KONG, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's chief executive, John Lee, has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from an Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Bangkok, where he met Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders. The global financial hub has fewer COVID-19 curbs than the rest of China, but it still does not treat the virus as endemic, as most of the world does. That dissuades tourists and many business travellers from entering. In a statement on Monday, the Hong Kong government said Lee would undergo quarantine after testing positive in a PCR test at the...