17th January 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Government today exercised the power under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation (Cap. 599J) to make a “restriction-testing declarations” effective from 7pm, under which persons within the specified “restricted area” in Tai Po and Cheung Sha Wan (i.e. Kui Wo House, Tai Wo Estate, Tai Po and Po Wah Court, 450-464 Un Chau Street, Cheung Sha Wan, excluding the shops located on G/F of Po Wah Court) are required to stay in their premises and undergo compulsory testing.
Persons subject to compulsory testing are required to stay in their premises until all such persons identified in the “restricted areas” have undergone testing and the test results are mostly ascertained. The Government aims at finishing this exercise at about 7am tomorrow.