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Apr 14, 2022 02:57 PM
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Hong Kong Rolls Back Some Virus Measures as Deadly Wave Ebbs

People line up for Covid-19 nucleic acid tests at Tsui Chuk Garden which is under restrictions to halt the spread of the coronavirus on April 13 in Hong Kong.  Photo: Bloomberg
People line up for Covid-19 nucleic acid tests at Tsui Chuk Garden which is under restrictions to halt the spread of the coronavirus on April 13 in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong will begin a phased easing of social distancing measures next week as the world’s deadliest Covid-19 outbreak wanes.

Restaurants will be able to stay open for dining-in until 10 p.m., and can have up to four people per table starting April 21, government officials announced Thursday. Gyms, museums and cinemas can re-open, while bars will stay shut.

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