Carrie Lam on Tuesday said more manpower would be put into contact tracing. Photo: Nora Tam
Carrie Lam on Tuesday said more manpower would be put into contact tracing. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong fourth wave: city to launch ‘new command centre’ to ramp up Covid-19 contact tracing, while Carrie Lam admits past shortcomings

  • A government insider says the new centre will be staffed by hundreds of officials from the police force, customs, immigration and other departments
  • City leader Carrie Lam says while Hong Kong has done well with testing, quarantine, ‘tracing of close contacts of confirmed cases could have been done better’

Carrie Lam on Tuesday said more manpower would be put into contact tracing. Photo: Nora Tam
Carrie Lam on Tuesday said more manpower would be put into contact tracing. Photo: Nora Tam
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