Guangdong added no new case yesterday. Among the 11 cases still in hospital (3 imported), 1 was light, 7 normal, 1 severe and 2 critical. (Data: Guangdong Health Commission)
Hong Kong reported one new case, imported from the US, bringing the city’s tally to 1,041. However, 21 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours, with 136 still in hospital. Here is a Covid-19 tracker, which lists all currently hospitalized cases, with travel history.
Across the rest of the country, 3 new imported cases were reported, according to the National Health Commission. There was no local case. Asymptomatic cases dropped to 962, as 19 were released from monitoring and no new case was reported.
- Hong Kong is to relax its rules on public gatherings after the coronavirus epidemic showed signs of abating in the city. Groups of up to eight people are to be permitted, double the number previously allowed. SCMP.
- Hong Kong school pupils will have to stay about a metre apart from each other and will only attend classes for half a day should face-to-face lessons resume as expected by the end of May. SCMP.