Leading health adviser predicts Hong Kong’s Omicron outbreak could end before Lunar New Year festival in February


Hong Kong could bring an end to the Omicron outbreak in as little as two weeks if local infections remain stable and no cases are untraceable, a top government health adviser has said, as the government prepares to announce a review of social-distancing rules.The prediction that the current wave could be soon contained was bolstered by a revelation from health authorities on Thursday they had connected the Covid-19 infection of a security guard working at the Penny’s Bay quarantine camp to…

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