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Hong Kong’s leader believes the city’s mass Covid-19 testing programme has been a success, despite less than a quarter of the population taking part in the voluntary scheme.On Tuesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said any doubts about the tests had been quashed, and pointed to the identification of asymptomatic patients during its two-week run.At least 32 Covid-19 carriers were identified among the 1.78 million residents tested in the scheme, which finished on Monday.Lam’s…

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