The second team of mainland health experts and workers have arrived in Hong Kong via the Shanzhen Bay Port on Saturday afternoon to help the SAR government achieve its zero-Covid goal.
The teams is comprised of 114 members, including four administrators, four health experts and 106 sampling workers, citing a Chinese media report.
They were welcomed by Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee, and deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government Yin Zonghua.
According to the report, the four health experts came to exchange views with local clinical experts on treatments for patients that are in critical condition with severe symptoms.
They came from Guangdong General Hospital and The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University.
As for the sampling team led by Zhang Yurun, deputy director of the Health Commission of Guangdong Province, the 106 crew members came from Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, and The Third Affiliated Hospital of of Southern Medical University.
It is also expected that the sampling crew will assist in the coming universial Covid
testing forecasted by Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor.