8 persons found to have violated compulsory testing notice at Tower 7, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, Tseung Kwan O during enforcement action

Tower 7, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, Tseung Kwan O

30th November 2022 – (Hong Kong)  ​The Leisure and Cultural Services Department, 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 around 7.30am and ended at around 10.30am today.

 Starting from around 7.30am today, staff arranged by the Government stationed at the entrance/exit of Tower 7, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, 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, 522 persons were checked. Among them, eight 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 seven of them.