11 persons found to have failed to comply with compulsory testing notice at Block 5, Laguna City


4th December 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau and its departments together with the Kwun Tong Police District and the Department of Health, conducted an enforcement operation today at a building in Kwun Tong, which was included in a compulsory testing notice earlier. The operation commenced at around 8.30am and ended at around 11.30am today.

Starting from around 8.30am today, staff arranged by the Government stationed at the entrance/exit of Block 5, Laguna City, 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, 268 persons were checked. Among them, 11 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 four of them.