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Hong Kong reports 48 new coronavirus cases

People wearing face masks walk on a street following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong reported 48 new coronavirus cases on Friday as authorities advised residents in the global financial hub to remain vigilant in curbing the further spread of the virus, which has seen a resurgence in the city since early July.

Out of the 48 cases, 46 were locally transmitted.

Since late January, over 4,300 people have been infected in Hong Kong, 63 of whom have died. Friday’s figure was down from Thursday’s 69 cases.

(Reporting by Donny Kwok; Writing by Farah Master; editing by John Stonestreet)

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