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Coronavirus: show concern for family and friends, experts urge as Hong Kong suicide index hits ‘crisis level’ in Covid-19 fifth wave

A suicide index reached “crisis level” at the height of Hong Kong’s raging fifth wave of Covid-19 cases two weeks ago, according to university researchers, who warned on Tuesday that should the alarming trend continue, more people than ever would take their own lives this year. Experts called on the community to show more care and concern for family members and friends, especially older people, and urged the authorities to further relax some social-distancing measures to allow the elderly to…

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