Mar 10, 2022 06:24 AM

Hong Kong Shifts Covid Strategy to Reduce Surge in Fatalities

What’s new: Hong Kong will postpone a plan to test the entire population of 7.4 million for Covid-19 in March as the city shifts its focus to reducing fatalities amid a wild surge of infections.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam disclosed an indefinite delay for the testing plan Wednesday and said authorities will prioritize efforts to expand vaccinations for elderly people living at care facilities and increase the number of hospital beds to treat patients.

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