Hong Kong imposes city’s first COVID-19 lockdown in Kowloon area

Health workers are seen in protective gear inside a locked down portion of the Jordan residential area to contain a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hong Kong, China January 23, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Hong Kong is locking down thousands of residents for the first time over the weekend to contain a worsening outbreak of the coronavirus. The unprecedented step for the Yau Ma Tei and Jordan areas — known for their night markets — was announced in a government statement at 4 a.m. local time. Authorities aim to… Continue reading Hong Kong imposes city’s first COVID-19 lockdown in Kowloon area