Hong Kong reported 2,227 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, according to a statement released in the afternoon as the daily briefing was canceled because of Typhoon Chaba. The official caseload of the fifth wave now stands at 1,237,711, the Centre for Health Protection reported. Meanwhile, three more deaths were added by the Hospital Authority, pushing the death tally of the fifth wave to 9,192. The overall Covid death tally of Hong Kong now stands at 9,405. Health authorities also banned the landing of passenger flights in Hong Kong from Istanbul operated by Turkish Airlines for five days from Sunday to Thursday.
Source: The Standard July 02, 2022 16:29 UTC