Hong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson LeeHong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong third wave: massive voluntary coronavirus testing programme to kick off in two weeks as Carrie Lam calls for public support

  • City leader says move will happen with help of mainland China team and private laboratories, dismisses rumours and ‘smears’ surrounding Beijing’s role
  • Temporary laboratory to be set up at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park in Sai Ying Pun, while 2,000 beds to be available at AsiaWorld-Expo centre

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson LeeHong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong medical workers instruct city residents on how to use Covid-19 testing kits. The government on Friday announced a massive new programme that will allow for voluntary coronavirus testing beginning in two weeks. Photo: Dickson Lee
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