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Hong Kong third wave: public health experts split on easing social-distancing rules as city confirms 24 new Covid-19 cases

Daily coronavirus infections in Hong Kong rose for a second day in a row to 24 on Wednesday, as medical experts were split over whether the government should relax some social-distancing measures from Friday as planned.All of the latest infections were locally transmitted, pushing the city’s tally to 4,734. An 81-year-old male Covid-19 patient was the latest fatality, taking the number of deaths to 79.The city registered just nine new infections on Monday, the lowest since July 3. But the daily…

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