Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang
Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: virologist Malik Peiris says ‘absolutely not’ an outbreak at University of Hong Kong lab, as more than 300 tests at school net no positives so far

  • Hours before city confirms six new cases, Peiris tells Post infection timeline suggests infected researcher ‘certainly acquired it in the community’
  • But Centre for Health Protection says laboratory will still investigate its procedures and report findings to authorities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang
Covid-19 samples taken from surfaces at a University of Hong Kong laboratory were not found to be highly transmissible. Photo: Sam Tsang
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