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Coronavirus: Hong Kong officials urge public not to sell Covid-19 specimen bottles as they reveal only half are returned for testing

Only half of the up to 40,000 Covid-19 specimen collection packs distributed across Hong Kong every day are returned for testing, the government has revealed, after the Post found the free kits were being sold online.The sale of the packs for as much as HK$30 (US$3.80) each has raised concerns about whether people are hoarding them, amid growing demand fuelled by the increasing number of Hongkongers subject to mandatory coronavirus testing.Hong Kong experts warn mutated Covid-19 strain could be…

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