A worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam TsangA worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
A worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong hospitals begin screening all new inpatients for Covid-19, with ‘high-volume’ machines expected to boost testing capacity

  • The Hospital Authority is implementing the measure in hopes of curbing a potential fourth wave of infections in the winter months
  • The new automated testing machines, once procured, could double testing capacity to as much as 9,000 tests a day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam TsangA worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
A worker stands outside the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. Photo: Sam Tsang
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