Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua
Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua

Hong Kong eyes lowering costs of Covid-19 tests, but cross-border health certificate plan for mainland still in limbo

  • Health secretary insists progress being made and ‘talks still going on’ seven weeks after travel plan was first mooted
  • Local businessmen, meanwhile, complain that high cost of tests at local clinics prohibitive for those who would be travelling frequently

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua
Covid-19 testing in private Hong Kong clinics can run as high as HK$3,500, far higher than versions being done on the mainland and in Macau. Photo: Xinhua
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