Coronavirus: Hong Kong logs record daily tally of 350 infections as civil service chief warns coming 2 weeks key to controlling fifth wave

Published Feb 05 2022 at 4:11 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong health authorities confirmed a record 350 coronavirus infections on Saturday, as a senior government official warned the coming two weeks would be key to controlling the fifth wave of the pandemic.
  • The last daily record was set on January 27, with 164 cases.
  • On Friday, Hong Kong’s leader said her administration would secure millions of Covid-19 rapid testing kits to carry out voluntary “universal” screening, warning that the worst wave of infections in two years was under way.



  • Published Feb 5, 2022 4:11 AM GMT