10 persons at Tower 2, the Orchards, Quarry Bay found to have violated compulsory testing notice during enforcement action

Tower 2, the Orchards, Quarry Bay

1st December 2022 – (Hong Kong)  The Environment and Ecology Bureau and the Environmental Protection Department, together with the Chai Wan Police District and the Department of Health, conducted an enforcement operation today at a building in Quarry Bay, which was included in a compulsory testing notice earlier. The operation commenced at around 8am and ended at around 11am today.
Starting from around 8am today, staff arranged by the Government stationed at the entrances/exits of Tower 2, the Orchards, Quarry Bay to verify the testing certifications of persons subject to compulsory testing so as to confirm whether they had undergone testing in compliance with the requirement of the compulsory testing notice. Persons subject to compulsory testing had to present the SMS notification containing the results of COVID-19 tests or relevant proof, to prove that they had followed the requirement pursuant to the compulsory testing notice and completed the test within the specified period.
 During the operation, 272 persons were checked. Among them, 10 persons were found to have failed to comply with the compulsory testing notice. They were subsequently issued compulsory testing orders, requiring them to undergo testing within a specified period. Fixed penalty notices of $10,000 each were also issued to six of them.