Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang
Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Contact tracing command centre is long overdue

  • Experience in countries more successful than most in containing the coronavirus have demonstrated the effectiveness and importance of contact tracing. With expanded monitoring, the authorities hope to map the movements of possible carriers and uncover silent transmission

Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang
Credit is due to the Hong Kong government and health authorities for anti-contagion and public health measures, and for eventually getting it right in establishing a Covid-19 contact tracing centre. Photo: Sam Tsang
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