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Hong Kong has ordered more than 173,000 people to undergo quarantine since the coronavirus outbreak began, city authorities said today.
As of Monday, the city’s Department of Health has issued 103,543 mandatory quarantine orders to people arriving in the city from mainland China, Taiwan and Macao. A further 69,685 orders were issued for people arriving from elsewhere overseas.
Hong Kong survived two waves of coronavirus.
The city saw its first case in late January, and had just begun letting its guard down in late February when it was hit by a second wave.
After a brief period of low case numbers, new infections spiked dramatically, prompting a series of additional stringent restrictions.
That second wave now appears to have largely passed. Hong Kong hasn’t had a case of local transmission in more than …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]