NHC fully supports Hong Kong in countering COVID-19 outbreak

BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- China's National Health Commission (NHC) on Thursday said it will continue fully supporting the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and meet its demands in containing the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Citizens receive COVID-19 testing at a mobile testing station in a park in Hong Kong, south China, Feb. 10, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua)

The commission said in a statement on the website that it has been paying close attention to the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong.

A panel of epidemiology experts were sent from Guangdong Province to Hong Kong on Thursday, along with two mobile COVID-19 test vehicles, read the statement.