Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So
Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong third wave: no symptoms or link to confirmed Covid-19 case? Getting tested will only overburden system, health official says

  • More than 4,000 city residents have rushed to emergency departments and general clinics at public hospitals in the past week, authorities say
  • But nearly everyone confirmed positive in recent surge has fit into one of the two categories, explain experts, who say test won’t provide ‘sense of security’

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Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So
Amid a third wave of Covid-19 infections, numerous Hongkongers have flooded to the city’s hospitals for testing – many of them unnecessarily. Photo: Edmond So
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