Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus pandemic

Hong Kong fourth wave: sewage tests for coronavirus to be expanded, aim for ‘gold standard’

  • Pilot scheme by HKU experts helped uncover nine infections in two blocks
  • Mandatory testing will be triggered if sewage checks reveal two consecutive positive results or two positives over three days

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Researchers place a sewage sample on a centrifuge device. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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