Hong Kong reports 85 coronavirus cases as authorities battle third wave

Since late January, around 3,700 people have been infected in Hong Kong. — Reuters pic
Since late January, around 3,700 people have been infected in Hong Kong. — Reuters pic
HONG KONG, Aug 5 — Hong Kong reported 85 new coronavirus cases today, including three that were locally transmitted, as authorities battle to control a third wave of the outbreak which has seen a resurgence in infections over the past month.

Since late January, around 3,700 people have been infected in Hong Kong, 43 of whom have died. Today’s figure was up marginally from yesterday’s 80 cases. — Reuters

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