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Coronavirus: Hong Kong begins mass testing amid doubts over data

Summary

  1. Hong Kong has started mass Covid-19 testing – but critics say the programme is insufficient and could be misused for surveillance
  2. Children in England are three months behind in their studies after lockdown, a teacher survey suggests
  3. A UK travel industry leader has warned of “chaos and hardship” if Portugal is reintroduced to the quarantine list
  4. New rules on the wearing of face masks in workplaces come into force in France
  5. Hundreds of thousands of pupils in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the pandemic began, are back in classes
  6. Nearly 25.5 million cases have been confirmed globally with more than 850,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University

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