Hong Kong lockdown: more than 1,700 disciplinary officers to be deployed in unprecedented move on 150 blocks in coronavirus-hit area


Hong Kong is locking down more than 150 residential buildings in the coronavirus-hit Yau Tsim Mong district, with over 1,700 police and other disciplinary officers enforcing the unprecedented move to contain a worrying outbreak in neighbourhoods filled with ageing, subdivided flats.The most drastic measure yet in more than a year of pandemic control was expected to start early on Saturday morning, according to sources who had initially expected the lockdown to begin at midnight on Friday.Many…

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