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Covid-19: Hong Kong’s Lam defends issuing citywide emergency alert over public hospital conversion

The government’s use of a HK$150 million system to issue an emergency alert to the public about the conversion of Queen Elizabeth Hospital into a Covid-19 facility was “appropriate,” Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Thursday. “In fact, no one can doubt that we’re now in a situation with a public health emergency… […]