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Hong Kong daily COVID case count hits nearly 22,000

Scientists warn tally could multiply further before peaking next month

Hong Kong residents have lined up outdoors for hours for required COVID tests.

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong reported nearly 22,000 COVID cases on Friday as the government moved frantically to arrange more isolation centers with help from mainland China.

Skyrocketing infections have seen hospitals and quarantine centers overflow and strained medical staff.

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