The mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan WongThe mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan Wong

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What you need to know about Hong Kong’s mass Covid-19 testing

  • One-off, voluntary scheme will begin on September 1, running for at least seven days
  • Chief executive said it is the ‘civic responsibility of every Hong Kong citizen’ to take part

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan WongThe mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The mass testing targets almost everyone in Hong Kong with an identity card, but those with certain illnesses and young children are not suitable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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