Coronavirus Hong Kong: more than 4,200 new cases expected; 12,000 patients awaiting admission to hospital, isolation facilities, source says

Published Feb 16 2022 at 3:39 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong is expected to confirm more than 4,200 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, with another 3,000 preliminary-positive infections identified so far, according to a medical source.
  • Even without Wednesday’s figure, the city’s surging fifth wave of infections has already accounted for 14,020 confirmed cases since it began in late December – far more than the 12,650 cases recorded over the entire pandemic prior to that point.
  • The explosion of cases has stretched the city’s health care system to….



  • Published Feb 16, 2022 3:39 AM GMT