Hong Kong's tough Covid laws threatened by virus surge
Hong Kong has recorded more than 1,000 Covid infections for the first time since the pandemic began in a worrying milestone for officials who are aggressively pushing for zero-Covid. The city has some of the toughest virus restrictions in the world. Those who test positive for Covid are sent straight to hospital and there are strict curbs on dining out and social gatherings. There are fears that the rising cases will overwhelm the health system.