Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam Hospitalized After Fracturing Elbow
(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam was hospitalized after suffering a minor right elbow fracture following a fall at Government House.
Lam, 64, fell on Monday night and stayed in the hospital for observation, according to a government statement. She was discharged at about 9 a.m. Tuesday, local media reported.
Hong Kong Chief Secretary John Lee will be acting chief executive while Lam is on leave, and Tuesday’s meeting of the Executive Council along with Lam’s regular press briefing have been canceled, the government said.
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