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Saturday, February 22, 2020, 18:39
Cheung distributes surgical masks to elderly
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Saturday, February 22, 2020, 18:39 By chinadailyhk.com

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for the Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung (center) hands surgical masks to a resident of Healthy Village in North Point, Hong Kong, Feb 22, 2020. (PHOTO/HKSAR GOVERNMENT)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong Chief Secretary for the Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung distributed surgical masks to the elderly and other residents of Healthy Village in North Point on Saturday.

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Cheung said that owing to the novel coronavirus epidemic, global supply of surgical masks had remained tight and members of the public had been facing difficulty in sourcing masks.

He stressed that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government would continue to increase the overall supply of surgical masks in Hong Kong through a multi-pronged approach.

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for the Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung (3rd right) chats with residents of Healthy Village in North Point to better understand the impact of the epidemic on their daily life, Hong Kong, Feb 22, 2020. (PHOTO/HKSAR GOVERNMENT)

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for the Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung (2nd left) chats with residents of Healthy Village in North Point to better understand the impact of the epidemic on their daily life, Hong Kong, Feb 22, 2020. (PHOTO/HKSAR GOVERNMENT)


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