Covid-19: ‘No need to worry,’ Hong Kong health expert says; lockdown at Kennedy Town estate uncovers 22 cases

Top Hong Kong microbiologists have urged residents not to worry after health authorities on Thursday said “very high viral loads” had been found in sewage samples from a public housing estate in Kennedy Town. An overnight lockdown at the estate identified 22 Covid-19 cases. Sai Wan Estate. Photo: Peter Lee / HKFP. A total of … Read more

Covid-19: Entire public housing estate locked down in Kennedy Town after ‘very high’ viral load found in sewage

Hong Kong health authorities have locked down an entire public housing estate in Kennedy Town after recording a “very high” Covid-19 viral load in sewage samples, indicating a new cluster of cases. The announcement followed an unusual warning from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) ‘s medical faculty, warning its students and staff to refrain … Read more