Guangdong added no new case yesterday. 4 more patients were discharged, with only 5 still in hospital. (Data: Guangdong Health Commission)
Hong Kong reported no new case, keeping the city’s tally at 1,041. 12 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours, with 105 still in hospital. Here is a Covid-19 tracker, which lists all currently hospitalized cases, with travel history.
Across the rest of the country, two new imported cases were reported, according to the National Health Commission. There was no local case. Asymptomatic cases dropped further to 903, as 64 were released from monitoring and no new case was reported.
Business is so-so: The much-awaited relaxation of coronavirus curbs on social gatherings and venues has drawn a lukewarm response from Hong Kong’s business sector, with members of some trades complaining they have already missed their peak season and others expressing unhappiness at being left out. SCMP.
Masks in demand: More than 1 million Hongkongers applied for a free reusable mask from the government after online registration opened today, the city’s innovation chief said. SCMP.