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Citing Coronavirus, Hong Kong Postpones Legislative Elections for a Year

HONG KONG—Chief Executive Carrie Lam explained she would postpone coming legislative elections for a 12 months, citing a new surge in coronavirus situations, in a transfer possible to gas worldwide furor more than the city’s rapidly-diminishing political freedoms.

The city’s top rated neighborhood official informed reporters that just after recording additional than one hundred new bacterial infections everyday for ten straight days, Hong Kong faced a dire health scenario. She cited pitfalls of spreading the condition if four.four million voters turned out and explained people stranded across the mainland Chinese…