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
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’

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