Carrie Lam warns Hong Kong on verge of ‘large-scale’ COVID-19 outbreak : worldnews

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Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has warned the city is on the verge of a significant coronavirus outbreak that could overwhelm its hospitals, and pleaded with residents to follow new strict measures to stop the spread of the virus.

What’s making stemming the new Hong Kong outbreak even more difficult is lack of understanding of where the new locally-transmitted cases are coming from, Lam said.

On Tuesday, Hong Kong reported 106 new coronavirus cases, including 98 that were locally transmitted.

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