Hong Kong confirms five new coronavirus cases; Cable TV says residents evacuated

A general view of tourist attraction at Tsim Sha Tsui, following the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong confirmed five new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, all imported, while Cable TV reported some residents of a housing estate were evacuated after a cluster of cases was reported.

The city has 1,100 confirmed cases of the disease, including one probable infection.

(Reporting by Twinnie Siu and Clare Jim; writing by Anne Marie Roantree; editing by Jason Neely)

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