Hong Kong Bans Dine-In At Restaurants and Make Mask Wearing Compulsory

Hong Kong Bans Dine-In At Restaurants and Make Mask Wearing Compulsory

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The Hong Kong Executive Council approved of the said measures due to an increase in the coronavirus death rate in Hong Kong by two more people, one of which being a 76-year-old female and the other is a 92-year-old male at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei, resulting to a total of 20 deaths with 2,633 infections.

The 76 years old female patient who has a chronic disease tested positive for Covid-19 after she sought medical attention for her cough and abdominal pain and after that her condition worsened which then led to her death on Sunday,11:23 PM. The 92-year-old male patient who also tested positive for Covid-19 also had a chronic disease and was hospitalized on July 7 and died on Monday at 9:13 AM.

The government also tightened public gatherings from four to two people only and ordered the public to wear masks even indoors to lessen the spread of the virus.

H/T: Hong Kong Free Press

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