Hong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson WongHong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson Wong

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Hong Kong third wave: do you really need a Covid-19 test, and what are the steps to take if you do?

  • From fears surrounding the surge in infections, to the need for proof of health to cross the border, Hongkongers are queuing for tests despite the advice of experts
  • Issues include determining if a test is actually necessary, to finding a hospital that can take samples and get results in a timely manner

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson WongHong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong residents queue for Covid-19 tests early Tuesday morning at Saint Teresa's Hospital in Mong Kok. Photo: Winson Wong
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