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‘Everything will go back to zero’: Hong Kong businesses cry foul over abrupt return of tough social-distancing measures

The abrupt return of tough anti-pandemic restrictions amid a local Omicron outbreak has been met with shock and dismay by affected industries, with the beleaguered catering sector in particular crying foul, predicting losses of up to HK$8 billion (US$1.03 billion) as a result.The revival of strict social-distancing rules will see dine-in service in restaurants end at 6pm, reduced caps on the number of patrons eateries can seat and the closure of 15 types of businesses – including fitness…

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