Some 130,000 citizens who chose to receive the consumption vouchers via Octopus will receive the last round of HK$1,000 on March 16.
They may collect the vouchers by tapping the card at the Subsidy Collection Points of the Public Transport Fare Subsidy Scheme, designated convenience stores and supermarkets, Octopus Service Points, or via the Octopus mobile app by September 30.
They will also receive SMS notifications on the disbursement on that day.
A spokesman from the government said some people may not be able to achieve the cumulative total "eligible spending" requirement of HK$4,000 by the deadline due to the Covid
Therefore, the government decided to also disburse the last HK$1,000 voucher to all those who have not yet received the disbursement on March 16. The deadline for collection is also September 30.