In fact, much of Hong Kong has felt relatively normal this year compared with its peers, which enacted strict lockdown measures.
Since its first confirmed case of Covid-19 on Jan. 22, Hong Kong went through phased closures of government offices, schools, gyms and bars. But other services were relatively unaffected, including dine-in service at restaurants, shops, malls, and trains.
Today, office workers are back to business and the city has reopened its gyms and even nightclubs.
By all accounts, Hong Kong’s situation could have been…