Hong Kong recorded 43 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, as the city’s finance minister confirmed the government was considering additional measures to force social distancing after its earlier proposed ban on alcohol sales in bars and restaurants was widely criticised to be insufficientThis came as a member of Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s panel of medical experts, Professor David Hui Shu-Cheong, said the group had not advised the government about the proposed ban…