Thursday 25 August 2022

Swimming cancelled, more events in peril and other madness


Health authorities have not ruled out tightening social-distancing rules after daily coronavirus infections passed the 7,000 mark in Hong Kong for the first time since a rebound in cases in June, although government advisers suggest further restrictions are not required for now.

The cancellation on Wednesday of a weekend race and a possible similar fate for the annual cross-harbour swim amid Covid-19 caps on turnout also sparked concern over the status of major sporting events scheduled to be held in the city.

Have a look at the comments at the site of “coronavirus cancellation”. 100% derisory.