People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So

Covid-19 patients in Hong Kong spreading infection to more people, expert warns, as new cases surge to 92 amid hospital outbreak fears

  • New measure requires residents to get tested upon advice of private doctor and submit results, with harsher penalties, including jail for further non-compliance
  • A 77-year-old patient at Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital died after testing preliminary positive; a nurse and support worker are also infected

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
People queue up for Covid-19 testing at a community centre in Hong Kong. Photo: Edmond So
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