Helpers ordered to get tests, mandatory jabs planned

Authorities have ordered Hong Kong's hundreds of thousands of foreign domestic workers to get coronavirus tests before May 9, following the discovery of an untraceable mutant strain in the community. The government also said on Friday that it is planning to make it mandatory for helpers to be vaccinated against...

More infectious coronavirus variant found in Jordan

2021-04-17 HKT 09:49" title="The Parkes Building was locked down overnight but mandatory testing of 80 residents did not uncover any additional infections. Photo: RTHK"> The Parkes Building was locked down overnight but mandatory testing of 80 residents did not uncover any additional infections. Photo: RTHK The government on Saturday expressed...

Lockdowns ordered in Yau Ma Tei, Mong Kok

Lockdowns ordered in Yau Ma Tei, Mong Kok A section of Yau Ma Tei was sealed off on Thursday evening, along with a residential building in Mong Kok, in the government’s latest ‘ambush-style’ lockdowns that are part of its efforts to eliminate community infections of Covid-19. Anyone who was in...

Expert supports tougher building-testing rules

2021-02-01 HKT 19:06" title="Leung Chi-chiu says attention should be paid to the transmission of the virus in all districts, not just the designated areas where the number of Covid cases is on the decline. File photo: RTHK"> Leung Chi-chiu says attention should be paid to the transmission of the virus...

Mandatory tests for 40 buildings, 20 in Sham Shui Po

2021-01-27 HKT 03:33" title="Twenty buildings in the Sham Shui Po area were among 40 hit by testing orders. File image: Shutterstock"> Twenty buildings in the Sham Shui Po area were among 40 hit by testing orders. File image: Shutterstock Officials in the early hours of Wednesday ordered mandatory coronavirus tests...

Sham Shui Po mandatory tests ‘stereotype residents’

Sham Shui Po mandatory tests 'stereotype residents' A Sham Shui Po district councillor on Wednesday criticised the government's decision to ramp up Covid-19 testing in the area, saying it will only cause unnecessary worries among the residents who don't know why they're being singled out. Authorities announced that people living...