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Hundreds march in Hong Kong against potential coronavirus quarantine clinics


HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched in multiple Hong Kong neighbourhoods on Saturday against government plans to potentially turn some buildings into coronavirus quarantine centres, demanding full closure of the mainland China border.

The protests - which escalated in June over a perceived tightening of Beijing’s grip over the city, which Beijing denies - have lost their intensity in recent weeks as panic over the virus kept most people indoors.

But anger has been brewing over Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s refusal to completely shut the border with mainland China, where the new fast-spreading coronavirus is believed to have ...


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