Tag Archives: Sophia Chan

Hong Kong eyes hotels for Covid-19 patients as public facilities reach capacity

Hong Kong is shortlisting hotels to place asymptomatic Covid-19 patients as public treatment facilities reach capacity, preferring such isolation to having them stay at home which is deemed riskier in densely populated areas, the Post has learned.Home isolation for such patients would be a last resort if all other options …

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Hong Kong ‘will not scrap social-distancing rules after Lunar New Year’

Hong Kong’s tough social-distancing measures will not be fully relaxed even after the Lunar New Year, the city’s health minister has warned, saying a gradual approach was planned to ensure the long-awaited reopening of the border with mainland China.Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee on Sunday said easing …

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Hong Kong at ‘tipping point’ with third suspected Omicron case in cluster

Hong Kong has reached a “tipping point” with the discovery of a possible third Omicron coronavirus infection from a growing restaurant cluster, the city’s health minister has warned.The latest preliminary-positive case a day earlier prompted Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee on Sunday to call on residents to …

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