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Hong Kong third wave: prioritise high-risk groups for Covid-19 tests instead of universal screening, health minister says

Hong Kong residents from high-risk groups such as the elderly should be given priority for Covid-19 tests, the city’s health minister said on Sunday as mainland authorities pledged free screenings for the city’s 7.5 million population.Secretary for Food and Health Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee was speaking a day after state broadcaster CCTV cited unidentified sources in saying that the central government would be offering free Covid-19 nucleic tests for Hongkongers. About 60 clinical…

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