An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang
An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: what is Hong Kong doing to curb a potential fourth wave? Exploring new tests, new tech and taking samples of sewage

  • The government is looking into previously unused pandemic surveillance methods, including testing sewage to identify community outbreaks
  • However, experts warn that even the most sophisticated measures aren’t likely to do away with social distancing any time soon

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang
An aerial view of the Kai Tak Nullah, one of the main drainage channels for the Kowloon East area, where experts suggest testing sewage for Covid-19 should begin. Photo: Sam Tsang
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