People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus fourth wave: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam raises concerns over limitations of mandatory universal screening

  • Compulsory mass virus testing is seen by some pro-establishment politicians as the ultimate step to curb infections and resume cross-border travel
  • But city leader says forcefully adopting the approach in Hong Kong’s deeply divided society may create adverse effects

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
People queue up to get tested for the coronavirus at Yau Ma Tei Community Centre. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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