Pressure is mounting on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to decisively contain the fourth wave of coronavirus infections after her unprecedented virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who expressed his worries about the pandemic, lawmakers and analysts have said.

Lam had to deliver results and not just be seen as trying to do more, they added, citing how Xi was making it clear that doing so and reopening the economy remained her top priorities as chief executive.

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