(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) 2220 people in 22 buildings requiring mandatory inspection in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong completed the test and more than 16,000 people went to the designated place to participate in the test

  China News Service, Hong Kong, January 20. Hong Kong’s Yau Ma Tei is the hardest hit area of ​​the recent new crown pneumonia epidemic. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has identified 22 buildings or buildings in the designated area of ​​Yau Ma Tei with 1 or more confirmed cases on January 15 and 16. Issue a mandatory test announcement.

According to the announcement, the mandatory inspection period for 20 buildings and 2 buildings in designated areas will expire on the 18th and 19th, respectively.

The SAR government issued an announcement on the night of the 19th that according to preliminary records, a total of about 2,220 residents were tested in accordance with the mandatory testing announcement; more than 16,430 residents went to designated locations for testing.

From January 16 to 19, a total of more than 18,000 residents went to the designated locations for testing.

  According to the SAR Government, the Yau Tsim Mong District Office has liaised and cooperated with the testing contractor to establish a regional mobile sampling station at Kwun Chung Stadium and arrange a mobile sampling vehicle on Canton Road between Jordan Road and Sai Kung Street (also known as Jade Street) , Free testing for residents.

Residents subject to mandatory testing can also receive free testing at the testing center set up at Henry Leong Yau Ma Tei Community Centre.

  The SAR government reminded that citizens must follow the test announcements for testing.

Any relevant person who fails to comply with the test announcement is a crime and is liable to a fixed fine of 5,000 yuan (HK$, the same below) and will receive a mandatory test order requiring the person to be tested within the specified period.

Failure to comply with the mandatory testing order constitutes a crime and can be fined 25,000 yuan and imprisoned for 6 months.