On Tuesday, Hong Kong announced to ease some COVID-19 measures from August 28, as the government warned against complacency despite a steady decrease in new cases.
Although Hong Kong had seen a resurgence of locally transmitted cases since the beginning of July, the daily count has decreased in recent weeks to low double digits.
Monday’s infection count was 9 new cases that was the lowest in the span of last two months.
Meanwhile, COVID-19 is continuing its spread across the world, with over 23 million confirmed cases worldwide. More than 800,000 people have lost their lives. The United States has the highest number of confirmed cases followed by Brazil and India.