Compulsory testing ordered for 42 locations

The government on Thursday said it had ordered compulsory testing for Covid-19 at 42 locations across the SAR. Anyone who has been to the locations at the time specified must take a nucleic acid test, even those who are fully vaccinated.

“Persons subject to compulsory testing in accordance with a compulsory testing notice must go to any of the mobile specimen collection stations, community testing centres or recognised local medical testing institutions to undergo professional swab sampling in fulfilling the requirements for compulsory testing. Young children may continue to undergo the test using a stool specimen,” the government said in a statement.

The locations are in Tseung Kwan O, Sha Tin, Yuen Long, Fanling, Tung Chung, Shau Kei Wan, So Kwun Wat, Tuen Mun, Kowloon City. Hung Hom, Yau Ma tei, Ngau Chi Wan, Sheung Wan, Sheung Shui, Chai Wan, Cheung Sha Wan, Quarry Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Sham Shui Po, Wan Chai, To Kwa Wan, Happy Valley, and Kowloon Bay.