On Monday's Backchat, the latest on Covid-19 - and HK in AR.
Health authorities on Friday reported 17 new coronavirus infections, of which six were locally acquired.
Among the local cases, five are relatives of a couple who were confirmed to have the virus on Thursday. Officials said the family had gathered over the Easter holiday.
On Thursday, authorities announced that the vaccination programme will be expanded to include residents aged 16 to 30, with bookings starting from April 23. Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip, who is heading the government’s inoculation drive, revealed that vaccination centres offering BioNTech jabs will cease operating at the end of September.
What do you make of developments? Will it encourage more people rushing to get the vaccine before the deadline?
From 9:15am-9:30am, we'll be discussing "City in Time"- a new app jointly developed by the Hong Kong Tourism Board and the City University's School of Creative Media to recreate Hong Kong's past.
8:30-9:15am Latest of Covid-19
8:30am-9am Phone Dr Alvin Chan Co-chair of Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases Of HKMA
8:30am-9am Phone Dr Henry Yeung, former President of Hong Kong Doctors' Union
8:30am-9:15am phone Benjamin Cowling, Head of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong
9:15-9:30am HK in AR.
Phone: Jeffrey Shaw, Yeung Kin Man Chair Professorship in Media Art, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.