Decrees, orders or guidelines in effect and pertaining to reopening facilities.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (the “HKSAR Gov”) has gradually allowed resumption of operation of schools (by phases from 5 May), amusement game centres, fitness centres, places of amusement, places of public entertainment such as cinemas, bars or pubs, mahjong-tin kau premises, beauty parlours and massage establishments (from 8 May), bathhouses, “party rooms”, karaoke establishments, and clubs or nightclubs (from 29 May), and their operations are subject to conditions to promote social distancing. Most of the recreational facilities such as sportsgrounds and playgrounds have remained closed as of mid-June. Details of some of the guidelines are set out in Question 4.
Optimal approach to keep track of the latest updates.
The website https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/index.html has been set up to provide updates on local infection situation, videos of government press conferences and health tips for citizens etc.