Hong Kong reports 63 locally transmitted coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: Passengers wear surgical masks in an MTR train, following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong authorities reported 63 locally transmitted coronavirus cases on Thursday, stoking further concern about a third wave of infections in the global financial hub.

Including imported cases, the number of new cases in the past 24 hours was 67, taking the tally since late-January to 1,656 patients, ten of whom have died.

(Reporting by Meg Shen and Donny Kwok; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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