State media blames Hong Kong democrat primaries for Covid-19 surge as medics question gov’t’s growing ‘quarantine exemption’ list

China’s Xinhua News Agency has blamed the Hong Kong democratic camp’s primary election and the July 1 protest for triggering the third wave of coronavirus, as the city hit record high infections over the weekend. Top medics, meanwhile, have said that the local government’s growing list of groups and people exempt from quarantine measures may […]