Coronavirus: Hong Kong to drop mandatory tests for visitors to public hospital and care homes, lifting one of the few remaining rules

By Jess MaKahon Chan

Visitors to Hong Kong public hospitals and care homes will no longer be required to undergo rapid antigen tests for Covid-19 from Saturday, after the government said it was lifting one of the last remaining mandatory screening requirements.

The government also announced on Wednesday that clinical staff at public hospitals and residents of care homes for the elderly and disabled would no longer be required to take a daily rapid antigen test (RAT).

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