Coronavirus Hong Kong: health chief refuses to rule out citywide lockdown for universal testing drive

Published Feb 28 2022 at 4:37 AM GMT
  • Hong Kong’s compulsory universal Covid-19 testing drive might entail a citywide lockdown after all, with the details of the plan still being discussed, the city’s health minister said on Monday.
  • The government had previously said it had no plans to impose a lockdown for the testing, which is expected to kick off in March.
  • But in an apparent U-turn, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee declined to rule out the possibility when asked, saying on Monday that a final decision had not….



  • Published Feb 28, 2022 4:37 AM GMT