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A 39-year-old Filipino domestic worker showing no symptoms of infection tested positive for the coronavirus, Hong Kong health authorities said Saturday.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan said the worker was detected through the community mass testing. She stayed with her employer in Tai Cheng Wai in Yuen Long, and on Aug. 29 and...

September 5, 2020
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Hong Kong will extend its mass coronavirus testing program until Sept. 11 as government officials cite high public demand with over 950,000 people booked for appointments. The total number of booked tests since Aug. 29 is around 12.6% of the total population of the city. Eight had tested positive so far from samples collected through mass tes...

September 4, 2020
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Six samples—including four from discharged coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients—collected from the mass testing program tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials revealed Thursday.

Dr. Constance Chan,  Hong Kong’s Director of Health, said they have processed over 128,000 samples collected from ...

September 3, 2020
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The government announced a new round of relaxation of social distancing measures Wednesday in light of a week-long mass testing set to detect silent carriers of coronavirus and a downward trend of local infections.

Prof. Sophia Chan, Secretary for Food and Health, told reporters Tuesday that evening dine-in services...

September 2, 2020
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The Hong Kong government has revealed 141 coronavirus community testing centres in all 18 districts Friday, a day before registration for the citywide mass testing programme begin. Of the 141 testing centres, only one is listed as not open to the public: the Central Government Offices in Tamar. Here is the list of community centres per distr...

August 28, 2020
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Hong Kong recorded 24 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Wednesday, all of which were locally transmitted.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection advised the public still has to follow social distancing measures, in light of some measures being eased on Friday.

Ten of ...

August 26, 2020
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The Hong Kong government on Friday appealed to the public to avail of the city-wide testing set to roll out on Sept. 1, as it recorded 27 new cases of coronavirus.

“For the good of yourself, and for the good of others, in safeguarding public health, please take part in the scheme,” said Chief Executive Carrie La...

August 21, 2020