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Hong Kong preparing to close again after third wave of coronavirus

Hong Kong has recorded 1,522 cases of infection and eight deaths.

third wave of coronavirusHong Kong's Disneyland has been ordered to close down due to surging COVID-19 cases - OyeYeah News

Hong Kong is preparing to close down again after the third wave of coronavirus.

The health authorities on Monday reported 52 new cases and one death. Of the 52, 11 were new imported cases.

As being reported, the other 41 included 21 linked to known local clusters and 20 where the source of infection has so far been unidentified.

After less than a month after reopening, Hong Kong’s Disneyland has been ordered to close down due to surging COVID-19 cases.

With new orders, the city’s cinemas will also be closed again which were previously closed for a period of six weeks between the end of March and early May.

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City Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Monday announced tougher measures, to take effect Wednesday, include drastically limiting the number of people gathering in public to four.

Furthermore, Hong Kong authorities have also ordered gyms, bars, and public libraries to close for a week.

Strict limits on public gatherings has been restored, and introduced fines for anyone refusing to wear a mask on public transit.

New social distancing measures will also halt the restaurant dining from 6 p.m. till 5 a.m. every day.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.