Hong Kong’s government will set up a command centre at Kai Tak next week to conduct enhanced Covid-19 contact tracing, authorities confirmed on Thursday.

Around 1,000 officers from the city’s disciplined services — including police, immigration and customs officers– will be allocated to the centre next week, according to the Centre for Health Protection’s Head of Communicable Diseases Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan. Around 100 members of the personnel will be from the police force.

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Chuang added that the amount of personnel allocated to the centre will be reviewed according to the situation and that officers will be provided with “on the ground training.”



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