Hong Kong bans dining in at restaurants to fight virus resurgence


A couple and their kids wearing protective masks are walking past a Guccio Gucci SpA store on Canton Road in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong. Having briefly shown signs of recovery in recent months from its deepest recession on record, the Asian financial hub is bracing for its stiffest test yet as a resurgent virus combines with an increasingly uncertain political and financial outlook. - Bloomberg

HONG KONG, July 27 (dpa): Hong Kong banned dining in at restaurants on Monday amid a third wave of the coronavirus that has resulted in hundreds of new cases.

The new measures, passed by the Executive Council at an extraordinary meeting, also mandate the wearing of face masks in all public spaces, both outdoors and indoors, Hong Kong's Now TV reported.

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