Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him

Coronavirus: Hong Kong officials urge public not to sell Covid-19 specimen bottles as they reveal only half are returned for testing

  • At least five Carousell accounts found to be selling the collection kits, with some vendors calling the cost a ‘delivery fee’; sales may occupy legal grey zone, barristers say
  • With mandatory testing orders increasing, vending machines for the bottles at city MTR stations were completely empty by 10am on Wednesday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Covid-19 specimen collection bottles provided free of charge by the government are being sold on the popular shopping site Carousell. Photo: Chan Ho-him
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