Post reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny LeePost reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny Lee
Post reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny Lee

‘The Covid-19 test made me cry’: what it’s like to get tested under Hong Kong’s mass screening scheme

  • Post reporter presents first-hand experience among early birds who signed up for citywide programme
  • Other volunteers interviewed generally shrug off discomfort. Swabs may be preferred by authorities and seen as more accurate than saliva test

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Post reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny LeePost reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny Lee
Post reporter Danny Lee getting a nasal swab. Photo: Danny Lee
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