Hong Kong Tightens Distancing Rules After Record Local Virus Cases

The city will cap restaurant capacity at 60%, with a maximum of 8 people per table, Food & Health Secretary Sophia Chan said at a briefing after Hong Kong recorded a record daily number of locally-transmitted coronavirus infections.

  • Hong Kong found 34 new local virus cases Thursday, and another 8 imported infections, another official said at the same briefing
  • New measures effective from July 11
  • Bars will be restricted to a maximum of 4 people per table
  • NOTE: Hong Kong Faces Fresh Virus Outbreak as Local Cases Jump: Chart

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