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Anti-epidemic measures extended for another week

2020-08-11 HKT 00:54
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  • In a statement, the government said the social distancing curbs needed to remain in place as there was still a high risk of a major Covid-19 outbreak. File photo: RTHK
    In a statement, the government said the social distancing curbs needed to remain in place as there was still a high risk of a major Covid-19 outbreak. File photo: RTHK
The government on Monday said it would extend the current anti-epidemic measures for another week until August 18. The measures include mandatory mask-wearing at all public venues, limiting social gatherings to two people, as well as a ban on dining-in at all restaurants from 6 pm to 5 am. I

In a statement, authorities say the social distancing curbs need to remain in place as there is still a high risk of a major Covid-19 outbreak in the territory.

Hong Kong reported 69 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, of which two were imported. Of the local cases, 45 were linked to previous infections.