‘District lockdowns, 700,000 Covid tests a day’: how China will help Hong Kong – but Omicron also test of government’s mettle, analysts say

Published Feb 15 2022 at 12:00 AM GMT
  • Mainland Chinese officials will share their experience in conducting lockdowns of small districts as part of the cross-border help being ironed out and it is likely the city’s Covid-19 testing capacity will need to be ramped up to at least 700,000 a day to replicate the approach, the Post has learned.
  • Under such a scenario of pursuing a rolling lockdown of “xiao qu” or small districts like in mainland cities, a source said Hong Kong would need about 10 days to complete mass testing to try and….



  • Published Feb 15, 2022 12:00 AM GMT