The universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam TsangThe universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam Tsang
The universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: 126,000 Hong Kong residents take Covid-19 test on ‘smooth’ first day of mass screening scheme despite calls for boycott from opposition activists

  • Some 674,000 out of a population of 7.5 million had signed up for the one-off, free and voluntary exercise as of 8pm on Tuesday
  • Steady stream of people took the tests throughout the day, many of them middle-aged or senior citizens

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam TsangThe universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam Tsang
The universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. Photo: Sam Tsang
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