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Coronavirus: US consulate in Hong Kong temporarily closes after being caught up in outbreak; six more buildings locked down as city reports 30 new cases

An expanding Covid-19 outbreak engulfing Hong Kong’s wealthier neighbourhoods, white-collar workers and expatriate community has now spread to the US consulate, which closed on Monday after two employees became infected.For the third straight night, authorities placed several buildings in Central and Western district under lockdown, with residents, who were barred from going out until the operation ended, required to take a coronavirus test.The latest overnight operation to uncover hidden…

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