Lianhe Zaobao: Private clinics invest in resources to increase the number of Covid-19 tests – Dr John Cheng

The article shares that since the government’s announcement to make Covid-19 PCR testing available for the public from next month onwards, local private healthcare providers have been increasing testing stations and capacities to meet the increasing demand.

Dr John Cheng (Head of Primary Care and Family Physician, Healthway Medical Group) said that since August this year, the number of people going to the clinic for testing has risen by 40-50%. He added that the Group has conducted more than 2,000 tests so far, and it is working closely with major laboratories to ensure there are sufficient kits to cope with the possible surge in demand in the coming months.

Read the article here.