Sorry, We’re Closed. Social Distancing Update 14 July 2020.
Batton down the hatches, here we go again!
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong continues to spike, the government has announced sweeping changes in the social distancing rules. Here’s the latest situation:
No groups larger than 4 people are allowed to gather in public.
From 15 July for at least 7 days, restaurants will not be open for dining-in after 6pm, they can provide take-out services. The maximum group size per table is 4 people.
Bars & Nightclubs
Bars & nightclubs are closed for 7 days from 15 July.
Hairdressers & Beauty Salons
Hairdressers remain open, beauty salons and massage parlours are closed from 15 July for at least 7 days.
Outdoor Leisure Facilities
All outdoor sports and leisure facilities are closed from 15 July until further notice. This includes sports pitches, tennis courts, playgrounds, beaches and swimming pools.
Indoor Sports & Leisure Facilities
All indoor sports facilities such as gyms, squash courts, badminton courts and children’s playrooms are closed until further notice.
All libraries and book drop services are closed until further notice.
All museums are closed until further notice.
All Leisure & Cultural Services Department performance venues are closed until at least the end of July.
Working From Home
The government has asked people to work from home where possible.
Schools closed early for the summer break and arrangements for the return to school are as yet uncertain.
It is now compulsory to wear a face mask on public transport, subject to a $5,000HKD fine for failing to do so.