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Source: Hong Kong Information Services

The Government said the Yau Tsim Mong Temporary Testing Centre collected specimens from 711 people for COVID-19 nucleic acid tests today, bringing the number of specimens collected at all four temporary testing centres to 15,535.

The centre will be open from 8am to 1.30pm and ‪2.30pm to 8pm on its last day of service tomorrow, while the other three temporary testing centres have ceased operation.

As ‪of 10pm, a total of 14,824 specimens collected under the temporary community testing arrangement had been tested.

Specimens with a positive COVID-19 result will be referred to the Department of Health’s Public Health Laboratory Services Branch for a confirmatory test. Confirmed cases will be followed up and announced by the Centre for Health Protection.

Additionally, the distribution time of deep throat saliva specimen collection packs at the 46 Hospital Authority general out-patient clinics has been extended to facilitate the public to undergo COVID-19 tests.

MIL OSI Asia Pacific News