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Ma On Shan, Tung Chung blocks sealed off for testing

2022-02-16 HKT 13:55
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The government sealed off two residential buildings on Wednesday afternoon for mass testing – one in Ma On Shan and the other in Tung Chung.

Yiu Ping House in Yiu On Estate in Ma On Shan was placed under lockdown at 1pm, after sewage samples tested positive for Covid-19 and suggested there could be asymptomatic patients.

All residents must get tested before 10pm, with the operation expected to end at 1pm on Thursday.

As for people living at Mun Wo House in Mun Tung Estate in Tung Chung, they were ordered to do the same an hour later, as authorities had discovered a preliminary positive case involving a mutant strain. The building's sewage samples also came back positive for the coronavirus.

Officials said the lockdown will be lifted at around noon on Thursday.
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Last updated: 2022-02-16 HKT 15:05