Coronavirus: Hong Kong residents wait up to 39 hours for ambulance as health care system buckles under strain of Covid-19 cases

Feb 28, 2022 | INVESTING

Hong Kong residents are waiting up to 39 hours for an ambulance as the health care system struggles to keep up with an escalating wave of Covid-19 cases, with the delay up by as much as 50 per cent in just two days.However, the overall percentage on hitting a set target for response times has improved slightly.In a reply to the Post on Monday night, the Fire Services Department said its ambulances had responded to three in 10, or 29.8 per cent, emergency calls within the 12-minute target as of…

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