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Hong Kong bars open to brisk business on Friday after two-month closure amid third wave of Covid-19 infections

Hong Kong’s loss-making bars and pubs woke up to brisk business on Friday evening after weeks of closure as Covid-19 social-distancing restrictions were relaxed, with customers happy to be out for a round or two of drinks in the city’s nightlife districts.Much to the relief of some 1,280 bars and pubs, venues were reopened on Friday after two months of coronavirus-related closures that left them with estimated losses of HK$260 million (US$33.3 million).Crowds were building at nightlife hotspots…

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