New, faster Covid-19 test for arrivals at Hong Kong’s airport, but they still have to wait
Passengers who arrive at Hong Kong’s airport will be asked to take an additional Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) test for Covid-19 detection, starting Wednesday, according to the Food and Health Bureau.LAMP test results are returned in less time than the test method currently used. However, travellers will still have to take the mandatory RT-PCR test and wait for their test results.The Food and Health Bureau said the new scheme would last for two weeks and will help the government test out the reliability and sensitivity of LAMP tests,Apple Daily reported. The LAMP test is volunt...
Hong Kong Free Press