Hong Kong stopped eating out after the evening. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that dining at restaurants in the city is banned after 6 PM.
This step is being taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. A report by the news agency Reuters has given this information.
Speaking at her weekly press briefing, Carrie Lam said the latest government-imposed restrictions would work to provide additional relief to those affected.
On Monday, 78 new patients were identified there. With this, the total number of patients stood at 6,976.
Hong Kong is taking strict action to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. These include orders for government officials to work from home, restaurants to be closed in the evening. Gym centers, beauty parlors and massage parlors to be closed.
Speaking ahead of the weekly executive council meeting, Carrie Lam said legislation to stay home for Covid-19 testing could be enacted to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in high-risk areas.
Note that the rule that was issued to maintain social distance in Hong Kong expires Wednesday. The South China Morning Post thinks new restrictions may come this week.
The country is experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus infections. The source of the Covid-19 was not known. 112 people have died of coronavirus in Hong Kong.