Omicron: Hong Kong faces new Covid-19 cluster linked to hotpot restaurant as more infections tied to bank outbreak surface

Fears of a new Covid-19 cluster linked to a hotpot restaurant have surfaced amid Hong Kong’s Omicron-fuelled fifth wave, while infections tied to an investment bank continued to expand, triggering the evacuation of residents in a building after vertical transmission of the virus was detected.On Wednesday, hundreds thronged Covid-19 testing stations in Tuen Mun, with some residents complaining of long waiting times and chaotic arrangements. Authorities have deemed the district a high-risk area…