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Hong Kong is stepping up efforts to root out COVID-19 cases, with plans to mass test the entire city and fine those who refuse, according to local media, deploying tactics used on the mainland as the financial hub faces its most challenging outbreak yet.

Chinese medical workers will be brought in to test 1 million residents a day, with those who resist subject to a 10,000 Hong Kong dollars ($1,280) fine, Sing Tao Daily said late Wednesday, citing people it didn’t identify. HK01 said the citywide testing will begin in early March and be conducted once a week for three weeks, though Hong Kong and the mainland are still discussing details, according to the report.

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