Hong Kong's fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic is being gradually brought under control as the Special Administrative Region reported 747 new cases on Sunday, the third day in a row that infections were below 1,000.
Global confirmed COVID-19 cases have been rising since Omicron replaced Delta as the dominant variant. Due to the mild symptoms of Omicron, in addition to the fact that many infected patients can recover on their own, people's attitude toward both the seriousness of the pandemic and the acceptability of restrictive measures have been changing dramatically.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Wednesday that the distribution of anti-pandemic service bags to all households will be finished today, paving the way for Hong Kong’s three-day voluntary universal testing to start on Friday.
Edwin Chan King-san, who used to travel every day between his home in Hong Kong and his office in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, has only been home four times in the last two years because of the pandemic.
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