Residents queue for testing at a mobile specimen collection station at a transport interchange. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Residents queue for testing at a mobile specimen collection station at a transport interchange. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Coronavirus: first Hong Kong case ‘likely’ to involve Delta variant breaks city’s 16-day run of zero local infections

  • About 180 people quarantined as overnight lockdown and mandatory testing in Tai Po, where patient lives, uncovers no cases among 2,100 residents screened
  • Officials signal the worrying new development will not interfere with a plan to relax quarantine requirements for city arrivals

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents queue for testing at a mobile specimen collection station at a transport interchange. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Residents queue for testing at a mobile specimen collection station at a transport interchange. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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