The Hong Kong government announced on Monday that some of the restrictive measures that had already disappeared with de-escalation, such as the mandatory use of the mask and the closing of bars and restaurants, would be reintroduced to stem the increase in infections in recent years Hours, he registered a record 145 new cases.
The main measure adopted by the Carrie Lam government on July 27 is that the mask will be mandatory in all public places, both outdoors where it was previously exempt and indoors where it has been used since was already imperative last week. Only children under the age of 2 and those who present a “reasonable excuse” such as illness will be saved. Violators will be fined HK $ 5,000.
The Hong Kong authorities have also reunited meetings of more than two people, excluding those who are members of the same family who live together, and have again ordered the closure of bars, restaurants and public swimming pools throughout the year. Less than a week, according to the local newspaper ‘South China Morning Post’.
“Given recent developments, we need to step up social distance measures in cases where people don’t wear masks and risky social activities,” said chief of staff Matthew Cheung, and urged Hong Kong people to “stay at home” as much as possible. “