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Hong Kong likely to re-close schools as corona cases escalate


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

10th Jul, 2020. 10:32 pm
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Hong Kong likely to re-close schools as corona cases escalate

Cases of the global pandemic coronavirus have once again been reported in Hong Kong.

According to a foreign news agency, all schools in Hong Kong are likely to be closed due to increasing cases of coronavirus.

It is believed that after 30 cases of coronavirus came to light, there is a danger of a new stronghold of the virus in the special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China,

So far 1365 cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths have been reported in Hong Kong.

It is to noted that 11 of these cases have been confirmed in the same housing block.

The sources said that in view of the current situation, the Hong Kong government is likely to close all schools, which is expected to be announced today.

Earlier today, More than 2,000 homes were damaged by the latest floodwaters, forcing the evacuation of 147,000 people in Southwestern and Central China.

According to reports in Jiangxi, more than 151,000 people were evacuated, with nearly 2,000 houses damaged.

The seasonal floodwaters first hit the regions of Sichuan and Chongqing in the southwest and Hubei in central China in last month June, that displaced hundreds of thousands of people and damaging houses.

 

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