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Housing Authority to close its recreational and public facilities
The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Housing Authority:
     The Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) announced today (July 14) that in response to the latest situation of the pandemic, for the sake of maintaining social distancing, the HA will close all of its outdoor and indoor sports/recreational and public facilities starting from tomorrow (July 15), and will suspend all applications for venue booking until further notice.
     The closure will apply to all ball courts, table tennis tables, chess tables, children's playgrounds and fitness equipment for the elderly and all outdoor and indoor sports/recreational and public facilities, assembly halls, multi-purpose rooms and more within public housing estates.
     Reservations for using these facilities and venues tomorrow will be cancelled while new bookings will also be suspended.
     The HA will closely monitor the situation and review the above arrangements in a timely manner.
Ends/Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Issued at HKT 19:01
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