The spokesman stressed that the measures implemented by the SAR government to prevent and control the epidemic will not affect the freight transport between the mainland and Hong Kong. In addition, the SAR government has communicated with major food suppliers that the food supply is normal at present, and there is no shortage of goods, so the public need not worry.
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The following is the original press release of the Hong Kong SAR Government:
The government denounced the rumor
A spokesman for the government today (February 5) deplored the vicious spread of rumours during the anti epidemic campaign, which were denounced by the malicious rumor makers.
The spokesman stressed that the governments epidemic prevention and control measures will not affect the freight transport between the mainland and Hong Kong. In addition, the government has communicated with major food suppliers that the food supply is normal at present, and there is no shortage of incoming food. The main food categories including rice, pasta, etc. are also in sufficient stock, so the public need not worry.
The spokesman called on the public to be more aware of rumors and pay close attention to the information released by the government so as not to be misled by them.
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