Hong Kong reports 8,841 new daily coronavirus infections

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People wearing face masks walk past an advertisement board, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Hong Kong, China, March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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HONG KONG, March 26 (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported 8,841 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, down from 10,405 on Friday, as its latest wave of infections continues to ease.

There were 139 deaths reported, authorities said.

The global financial hub hit a record high of over 58,000 infections on March 9.

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Reporting by Greg Torode, Twinnie Siu and Donny Kwok; Editing by Lincoln Feast

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