HKSAR chief executive says to expand community testing to curb COVID-19 China


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HONG KONG, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said on Friday that the HKSAR government will further expand the community testing for COVID-19 to identify silent carriers as early as possible and break community transmission chains. Lam made the remarks while visiting five private laboratories that assist the HKSAR government in carrying out the testing. According to the HKSAR government, the five labs belonged to five companies that are currently operating 19 community testing centers across Hong Kong, with a combined capacity of over 20,000 tests a day. At the...