LISTENING ANSWERS: Life in a Hong Kong coronavirus quarantine centre [May 25, 2020]

  • A 'Young Post' reporter describes life inside a government Covid-19 quarantine camp
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Rhea Mogul's room at Chun Yeung Estate, Fotan. When a freelance reporter with Young Post, the student edition of the South China Morning Post, tested positive for the coronavirus on March 17, some staff (including Rhea) were taken to government quarantine camps as required under new public health rules. SCMP / Rhea Mogul


1. show audience what life is like in a Hong Kong quarantine centre/ to show audience what life is like in Fo Tan quarantine centre

2. B

3. seven days

4. incubation period

5. She had to get on a bus with other close contacts of confirmed patients who might have Covid-19.

6. C

7. No, because it means her results were probably negative.

8. A

9. A

10. (A) 3

(B) 2

(C) 1

(D) 4