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Hong Kong may postpone September 6 elections amid surge in Covid-19: Report

A postponement would be a setback for the pro-democracy opposition, which was hoping to capitalise on disenchantment with the current pro-Beijing majority to make gains

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Hong Kong | China | Coronavirus

AP | PTI  |  Hong Kong 

People detained by riot police during a march against national security law at the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2020. Photo: Reuters
People detained by riot police during a march against national security law at the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China from Britain in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2020. Photo: Reuters

may postpone highly anticipated legislative elections scheduled for September 6, citing a worsening outbreak in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, local media reports said Friday.

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First Published: Fri, July 31 2020. 14:51 IST
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