Update on COVID-19 test centres

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     From March 20 to 10pm today (March 23), 244 and 59 travellers have been referred to the test centres at the AsiaWorld-Expo and North Lantau Hospital respectively for COVID-19 viral test.  So far, 210 travellers have negative test results for COVID-19 and have returned to their residence to continue the 14-day home quarantine.

     Preliminary positive test results will be further confirmed by the Department of Health and announced as confirmed cases in due course.

Ends/Monday, March 23, 2020
Issued at HKT 22:39