Prenetics, a Hong Kong genetic-testing company, was one of the first private laboratories in the city to team up with the government to provide Covid-19 testing services, and also agreed with the English Premier League to provide 40,000 tests for soccer players, coaches and other staff. Photo: Bloomberg
3 Hong Kong hi-tech firms’ rapid response helps detect signs of Covid-19
  • English Premier League uses simple test for disease, robots kill virus and spot signs of fever, and smart ring monitors Covid patients
  • City, known as innovation hub, home to robotics firm Roborn Technology, digital health company Prenetics and wearable medical device maker Belun Technology