Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson WongChief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong’s mass coronavirus testing cost taxpayers HK$530 million, leader labels scheme a success

  • Programme uncovered 42 infections after screening less than a quarter of population, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam says data is useful
  • Civil service minister Patrick Nip reveals HK$370 million spent on salaries for health care and support staff

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson WongChief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam meets the press before her cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photo: Winson Wong
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