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Testing compliance checks done

The Government today completed enforcement operations at Block 6 of Hanford Garden in Tuen Mun and Goldwin Heights at 2 Seymour Road in Mid-Levels, which were earlier included in compulsory testing notices.   The Civil Service Bureau conducted the Tuen Mun enforcement action from around 8.30am to 11.30am, while the Central & Western District Office carried out the Mid-Levels operation from around 8am to 11am.   Both actions were conducted together with Police and the Department of Health.   The Government arranged for staff to verify the testing certifications of people subject to compulsory testing at the buildings’ entrances and exits.   During the operations, the test records of about 200 people in Block 6 of Hanford Garden and about 430 people in Goldwin Heights were checked.   As a result, seven people in total were found to have violated the compulsory testing notice and were issued with a compulsory testing order.    A fixed penalty notice of $10,000 was also iss

125 cases found in restricted areas

The Government today announced that 125 COVID-19 cases were found in the compulsory testing exercises for the restricted areas in Wong Tai Sin and Tai Po involving three buildings.   It made restriction-testing declarations yesterday to cover Ying Tung House of Tung Tau (II) Estate in Wong Tai Sin, as well as Kwong Ping and Kwong Yau houses of Kwong Fuk Estate in Tai Po.   At Ying Tung House, 335 people underwent testing and eight of them tested positive for the virus.   About 1,320 and 1,500 people at Kwong Ping and Kwong Yau houses were tested, where 65 and 52 positive cases were detected. There were also 19 indeterminate cases in each building.   The Centre for Health Protection will follow up on the cases.
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