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Some Hong Kong civil servants to work from home as Covid spreads

Some employees would "work from home as much as possible," the government said in a statement on Monday

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Hong Kong will take steps from Tuesday to cut the number of civil servants working in their offices, as it battles a spate of COVID-19 infections in the run-up to the busy Lunar New Year holiday.

Daily cases hit an 18-month high of 140 on Sunday, as a weekend surge in infections linked to a congested public housing estate sent authorities in the Asian financial hub scrambling to rein in the virus.

Some employees would "work from home as much as possible," the government said in a statement on Monday, adding that individual departments might temporarily cut back on some

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Topics : Coronavirus

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 10:32 AM IST

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