Social distancing rules extended in Hong Kong

Despite its close proximity to mainland China, where the COVID-19 virus first appeared, Hong Kong has dealt with the pandemic in a highly effective manner. The city-state was able to avoid a major outbreak and a complete lockdown due to its testing and contact-tracing measures. Given its 15-day streak without local transmissions at the end …

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Spike in telemedicine demand in Hong Kong in the wake of coronavirus

Telehealth services allow patients to be seen and diagnosed remotely by doctors via electronic communication, such as video conferencing or chats. Telemedicine has already caught on in the United States and some European and now, in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, patients in Hong Kong turn to telemedicine solutions to reduce social contact …

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Coronavirus: Latest social distancing rules in Hong Kong

In an attempt to curb the further spread of the novel coronavirus, the Hong Kong government has released a new set of social distancing rules. In Hong Kong, schools are already closed, and many people are working from home to minimize the spread. Compared to the global epidemic situation, Hong Kong has recorded a relatively …

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Coronavirus outbreak: impact on expats in Hong Kong

Expats and their families have been significantly affected due to the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The spread of the virus shows no sign of abating as Hong Kong’s healthcare system and government struggle to contain the disease. Many expats are wondering how the coronavirus pandemic will play out in the coming months, as the closure …

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