Watch this: HK postpones LegCo poll for a year as local COVID cases spike
Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam on Friday (July 31) announced the postponement of the 2020 Legislative Council (LegCo) General Election of the HKSAR due to a recent spike in coronavirus cases.
Lam spoke in a press conference this afternoon, saying the decision was difficult but necessary to ensure a fair and open election of the city's legislature.
The election was originally scheduled for Sept. 6, 2020.
Lam also took questions from the press. Watch the video to find out more details.