COVID-19 pandemic: Hong Kong to offer free testing for all residents


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The announcement comes less than a week after China sent a team of health officials to Hong Kong to carry out widespread testing for COVID-19 Reuters | August 7, 2020 | Updated 14:25 IST Hong Kong will offer free voluntary coronavirus testing for residents, leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, as the global financial hub races to contain a resurgence of the virus over the past month. The plan, which will enable citywide testing for the first time, is likely to be implemented in two weeks at the earliest, Chief Executive Lam said. The announcement comes less than a week...