Coronavirus: Hong Kong offers free COVID-19 testing for all residents

First Published 7, Aug 2020, 7:55 PM

 Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said the Chinese city will offer free coronavirus testing for all its 7.5 million residents beginning in two weeks
 

<p>Carrie Lam, Hong Kong leader said the city will offer free coronavirus testing for all its 7.5 million residents</p>

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong leader said the city will offer free coronavirus testing for all its 7.5 million residents

<p>Lam said these testing will help gauge the level of transmission in the community. It also will help find those who may be carrying the virus but not showing symptoms and reassure the public.</p>

Lam said these testing will help gauge the level of transmission in the community. It also will help find those who may be carrying the virus but not showing symptoms and reassure the public.

<p style="text-align: justify;">She added that anyone can take the test, even if it is a high-risk group or not. Hong Kong has registered more than 3,800 cases with 46 deaths</p>

She added that anyone can take the test, even if it is a high-risk group or not. Hong Kong has registered more than 3,800 cases with 46 deaths

<p>The tests will be carried maintaining social distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines</p>

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The tests will be carried maintaining social distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines

 

<p>The city is struggling to contain a new outbreak that has seen it adding around 100 new cases per day<br />
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The city is struggling to contain a new outbreak that has seen it adding around 100 new cases per day
 

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