• Authorities confirm the Covid-19 deaths of a Hongkonger and a resident with a British passport
  • Earlier, a woman became the first of the Hongkongers airlifted from Hubei province to be diagnosed with the coronavirus

    Two Hong Kong residents who were on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died in Japan, as the city confirmed its first coronavirus case from those airlifted out of the contagion’s epicentre in mainland China.

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    CC0 Creative Commons, Pexels

    Hong Kong’s Security Bureau said on Saturday a passenger from the ill-fated cruise had succumbed to Covid-19 on Friday and immigration officers were providing assistance.

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