Hong Kong News

Nonpartisan, Noncommercial, unconstrained.
Monday, Jun 27, 2022

Why Hong Kong Is Now One of the Worst Places to Be in Covid Era

Why Hong Kong Is Now One of the Worst Places to Be in Covid Era

Hong Kong fell to second last among the 53 places scored in Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Ranking in February, marking a rapid decline over the past few months.

The financial hub has dropped to the lowest position ever occupied by a developed economy in the 16 editions of the measure, which tracks the best and worst places to be in the pandemic. After flying as high as ninth a year ago, in January 2021, Hong Kong’s worst ever outbreak is crippling its pursuit of Covid Zero and paralyzing the once-vibrant economy.

Read more at Bloomberg Asia (subscription required, and worth it)

Newsletter

Related Articles

Hong Kong News
0:00
×