Étiqueté : dépistage massif

The universal programme is set to run for a week, with samples taken at 141 centres across the city. © Sam Tsang 0

[Hong Kong] Coronavirus: 126,000 Hong Kong residents take Covid-19 test on ‘smooth’ first day of mass screening scheme despite calls for boycott from opposition activists

– Some 674,000 out of a population of 7.5 million had signed up for the one-off, free and voluntary exercise as of 8pm on Tuesday

– Steady stream of people took the tests throughout the day, many of them middle-aged or senior citizens

Hong Kong public health experts have suggested that ongoing social-distancing measures may be more effective in quelling the city’s third wave of Covid-19 infections than difficult citywide testing. Photo: Edmond So 0

[Hong Kong] Hong Kong third wave: universal Covid-19 testing tougher than it sounds, say health experts, who urge targeted screenings, continued social distancing

– While mainland help has raised testing capacity significantly, a full multi-day lockdown would be required in order to test all city residents effectively

– ‘If you don’t have a good plan for testing, then a lot of the tests will waste resources,’ pandemic adviser says

Dans la ville d'Urumqi, capitale du Xinjiang au nord-ouest de la Chine, ils sont désormais 39 porteurs du virus © Hector RETAMAL / AFP 0

[Chine] Coronavirus en Chine: vaste campagne de dépistage au Xinjiang

Les habitants d’Urumqi, capitale du Xinjiang, province du Nord-Ouest chinois où vivent les Ouïghours, minorité musulmane de langue turque, vont être soumis à une vaste campagne de dépistage au coronavirus. Cette ville de 3,5 millions d’habitants est partiellement confinée depuis le vendredi 17 juillet.

Beijing’s coronavirus outbreak. © Han Huang / SCMP 0

[Chine] Beijing’s coronavirus outbreak

Just when China’s capital was thought to be coronavirus-free, a second wave of infections has been traced to a wholesale market in Beijing. Here’s what happened.

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