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Cluster in HK housing prompts partial lockdown

HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong expanded a partial lockdown and tightened pandemic restrictions yesterday after more than 200 cases of COVID-19 were discovered at a public housing estate.

Hong Kong has already suspended many overseas flights and requires arrivals be quarantined, similar to mainland China’s “zero-tolerance” approach to the virus that has placed millions under lockdowns and mandates mask wearing, rigorous case tracing and mass testing.

More details on Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin