STALL HOPPING Shoppers look at Lunar New Year decorations for sale at a street stall in the Sham Shui Po district of Hong Kong, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. AP PHOTO
HONG KONG: Hong Kong will scrap its mandatory isolation rule for people infected with the coronavirus from January 30 as part of its strategy to return the southern Chinese city to normalcy, the city’s leader said on Thursday.
For most of the pandemic over the last three years, Hong Kong has aligned itself with China’s “zero Covid” strategy, requiring those who tested positive to undergo quarantine. Many resid