HONG KONG — roughly 100 members of a Hong Kong orchestra have been quarantined after of its members tested positive for its coronavirus.
Simon, the orchestra’s principal clarinetist, stated he’d be taken to a government quarantine camp for 2 weeks.
All members of this orchestra must experience quarantines to include any danger for different actors and audience members, the South China Morning Post reported, citing an unidentified government official.
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra had started its new season of performances last Friday using a sold-out socially distanced concert because of coronavirus restrictions.
In a statement Tuesday, the orchestra said it might cancel four forthcoming performances and issue refunds for people who’d purchased tickets.
Additionally, it stated that some orchestra members and backstage staff could be transmitted to quarantine facilities and experience testing, and its offices will be cleaned and shut during the upcoming few days.
Hong Kong reported eight new coronavirus instances on Tuesday. It’s supported 5,202 infections, including 105 deaths.