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Omicron: infections could hit 250,000 within 6 months if local cases rise and Hong Kong does not tighten social-distancing measures, study warns

Hong Kong is at a “critical moment” in its fight against the coronavirus and could see about 250,000 infections involving the Omicron variant within six months if there is a sharp jump in the number of local cases and social-distancing measures are not tightened, a study has revealed.A medical professor involved in the study by Chinese University (CUHK) said Hong Kong could reduce the number of infections if more social-distancing measures were introduced.The findings, released on Saturday,…

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