Lam told the media ahead of an HKSAR Executive Council meeting that directions issued by the government earlier were aimed at maintaining social distancing among Hong Kong residents, which inevitably had some impact on their daily life.
The HKSAR government reminded involved residents to comply with new requirements by verbal explanation or warning at early stage.
While starting from Monday, the government began to issue fixed penalty tickets to people who breach the regulation, she said.
As for the second round of anti-epidemic fund, Lam said the HKSAR government had collected suggestions from various sectors which mainly focused on the employment, the job security of workers in particular.
As April 7 marks the World Health Day, Lam thanked Hong Kong medical workers for their services and paid tribute to all healthcare workers worldwide. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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