Compulsory Testing Announced For 65 Locations

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2022-08-16 HKT 23:20

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  • The Centre for Health Protection recorded 5,162 Covid cases on Tuesday, of which 272 were imported. Photo: RTHK

    The Centre for Health Protection recorded 5,162 Covid cases on Tuesday, of which 272 were imported. Photo: RTHK

The government on Tuesday issued compulsory testing notices for

65 places

across Hong Kong.

Anyone who has visited any of these premises and stayed there for the length of time and on the dates specified must get a nucleic acid test for Covid-19.

The residential buildings are located in Fanling, Tai Po, Sheung Shui, Yuen Long, Tung Chung, Chai Wan, Tsuen Wan, Hung Hom, Shek Kip Mei, Kwun Tong, Tseung Kwan O, Shau Kei Wan, Yau Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Sha Tin, Lam Tin, Ngau Chi Wan, Tuen Mun, Tin Shui Wai, Tai Wai, Ma On Shan, Kowloon City, Causeway Bay, Tsing Yi, Kwai Chung, Cheung Sha Wan, Sai Wan Ho, and Quarry Bay.

One location – in Sha Tin – was also issued with compulsory testing notices after sewage samples tested positive for Covid-19.

The Centre for Health Protection recorded 5,162 Covid cases on Tuesday, of which 272 were imported.

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A full list of the buildings and premises issued with testing notices can be found here:

https://www.chp.gov.hk/files/pdf/ctn_20220816.pdf