Hong Kong govt exercises new power on compulsory testing after Covid-19 cluster grows, East Asia News & Top Stories

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HONG KONG - For the first time, the Hong Kong government has exercised its new power to make Covid-19 testing compulsory, beginning with visitors to 14 dance premises after a cluster that started at a dance club in Wan Chai continues to grow. Under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation), any person who had been present at 14 specified dance premises during the period from Nov 1 to 21 must undergo a Covid-19 nucleic acid test by Nov 24. A total of 32 people have been confirmed to have Covid-19 as part of the...