Hong Kong fourth wave: evacuation ordered at fifth housing block as vertical coronavirus transmission feared


Hong Kong health authorities ordered the evacuation of five residential buildings on Thursday as Covid-19 outbreaks worsened in two districts, with vertical transmission of the virus suspected at one public housing block in Kwai Chung.The latest evacuation, of Yan Shek House in Shek Yam Estate, was ordered after six residents from three flats facing the same direction tested positive for the virus. That came as the city recorded 29 new cases on Thursday, the lowest since January 6, when 25…

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