Hong Kong reports 5,308 new Covid-19 cases, highest in four months

A man commutes on the Star Ferry across Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong on August 12, 2022. - AFP

HONG KONG, Aug 13 (Bloomberg): Hong Kong reported 5,308 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily number in more than four months.

The city recorded 5,148 local infections and 160 imported cases, health authorities said at a presser.

There were three new virus-related deaths.

Eight Covid patients remained in critical condition, including a five-year-old girl, and eight were serious, according to the officials.

The latest daily case count was the highest since April 1. - Bloomberg

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