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New harbourfront space opens

The Development Bureau announced that the Pierside Precinct near Wan Chai Ferry Pier further opened today, providing a nostalgic harbourfront leisure space with a panoramic view of Victoria Harbour for the public.   Being the 12th harbourfront leisure space that opened since October last year, the newly opened area is located to the east of the ferry pier on a harbour site reclaimed for the construction of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass.   The bureau said under the incremental approach, a 180-metre-long promenade of the precinct opened earlier in March, followed by the opening of a further 80m in October.   With an area of about 4,600 sq m, the newly opened part has almost doubled the precinct's original space.   In contrast to the colourful cartoon style adopted at other harbourfront sites opened earlier in Western District and Wan Chai, the precinct mainly comprises simple fair-faced concrete and wooden structures.   It features a stylish touch with its clear and rectiline

HK reports 10 COVID-19 cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 10 additional COVID-19 cases, of which two are locally transmitted including one with an unknown source of infection.   The new cases involve one male and nine females aged between three and 70.   The unlinked case is a 70-year-old retired woman who was asymptomatic. She was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital on April 6 for another medical condition and tested positive during admission screening.   The eight imported cases arrived from the Philippines and Indonesia.   A total of 120 cases have been recorded in the past 14 days, including 26 local ones, of which nine have unknown infection sources.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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