HK to extend social distancing measures for another week

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The government is about to extend its social distancing measures for another seven days, according to reports.

The measures include wearing face masks in all indoor and outdoor public spaces and a ban on dine-in services at restaurants between 6pm and 5am are set to expire tomorrow.

The extension will see the Covid rules extended until February 3.

Health officials yesterday confirmed 73 Covid cases, of which 69 were local cases with 38 infections untraceable.

According to the Centre for Health Protection, Yau Tsim Mong District’s infection number remains high, with 20 cases reported yesterday.