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Hong Kong fourth wave: Carrie Lam promises better coronavirus contact tracing, says ‘zero infections’ not necessary to ease social-distancing measures

Hong Kong’s leader revealed on Tuesday that the government planned to improve contact tracing of Covid-19 infections by pouring more manpower into the effort, admitting it could have done a better job on this front.Speaking ahead of her weekly Executive Council meeting, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor counselled patience, saying the extension of strict social-distancing measures a day earlier was a harsh but necessary move, as coronavirus cases were going down at a slower pace than…

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