Hong Kong reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

A man with a protective face mask takes his lunch breaks at the financial Central district, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported 65 new coronavirus infections on Friday, its biggest daily rise so far, taking the total number of cases in the Chinese-ruled city to 518, health officials said.

Of the latest cases, 41 had recently returned from travelling abroad.


(Reporting by Donny Kwok; Writing by Marius Zaharia; Editing by Catherine Evans)