The Hong Kong government has imposed its first Covid-19 lockdown in densely populated Jordan for 48 hours. The authorities have been struggling to curb the spread of the virus in Yau Ma Tei and Jordan – an area known for its old and subdivided dwellings, and home to many poor and elderly residents. Around 10,000 residents will be affected from Saturday whilst the authorities conduct compulsory tests. HKFP’s photographer Galileo Cheng was on the ground. Read the full story.
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