The Education Bureau also stated that a final decision had not yet been made regarding whether HKDSE exams would be postponed.
The sell-out tournament follows the Arts Festival and several pop concerts in postponing or pulling events due to the Covid-19 spread.
The Hong Kong Observatory also says to expect patches of rain for the next few days.
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Doctors are divided as to whether eating the popular winter treat affects the likelihood of infection.
Pupils in Hong Kong and Shenzhen have mixed reactions as they try to stay on top of their studies during suspension of classes.
The human rights lawyer, who also reported on the Hong Kong Protests, was covering the virus ‘when he was detained in the name of quarantine’.
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Many students do not want the exam to be delayed. They say it’s important for candidates to know the EDB's plan as soon as possible.
The Bureau will make a final decision about how assessments will proceed by the end of February.