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Indoor venues have been allowed to reopen, so why are Hong Kong’s beaches still closed?

The best beach on Hong Kong Island is 20 seconds’ walk from my house in Shek O village. And over the past 10 weeks, as Hong Kong sweltered during its hottest summer on record, the ocean has been calling out to us. So what’s been stopping us going for a swim? Our government is threatening prosecution for even entering the water.All of Hong Kong’s gazetted beaches were closed on July 15 as part of the government’s efforts to contain the city’s third wave of coronavirus cases. This was the same…

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