23 persons fail to comply with compulsory testing notice at Tower 5, The Beaumount, Tseung Kwan O


3rd December 2022 – (Hong Kong)   The Education Bureau, together with the Tseung Kwan O Police District and the Department of Health, conducted an enforcement operation today at a building in Tseung Kwan O, which was included in a compulsory testing notice earlier. The operation commenced at 8am and ended at 11am today.
Starting from 8am today, staff arranged by the Government stationed at the entrances/exits of Tower 5, The Beaumount, Tseung Kwan O 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, 205 persons were checked. Among them, 23 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 18 of them.