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Coronavirus: Hong Kong experts warn mutated strain could be spreading after city orders hundreds more into quarantine

Fears are mounting in Hong Kong over the spread of a mutated coronavirus strain that has prompted authorities to order the quarantine of hundreds of residents across three districts.As the city confirmed six new cases on Wednesday, local health experts warned the virus could already be spreading within the community, after two domestic helpers with no recent travel history tested preliminary-positive for the N501Y strain the day before.Another helper living in Tsuen Wan, whose infection with…Fears are mounting in Hong Kong over the spread of a mutated coronavirus strain that has prompted authorities to order the quarantine of hundreds of residents across three districts.As the city confirmed six new cases on Wednesday, local health experts warned the virus could already be spreading within the community, after two domestic helpers with no recent travel history tested preliminary-positive for the N501Y strain the day before.Another helper living in Tsuen Wan, whose infection with…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post