Housing Dept reports virus case

February 13, 2021

The Housing Department today said a female security guard employed by its contractor has tested positive for COVID-19.


The security guard works at Foo Wo House, Wo Che Estate in Sha Tin. She is a close contact of a confirmed case at Foo Wo House.


She was sent to the quarantine centre on February 11 and was notified by the Centre for Health Protection yesterday that she had tested positive for the virus.


She works the night shifts for tower guard duties. There was a protective screen at the tower guard counter that separates security guards from the residents and visitors.


The security guard, who has no recent travel history, wore a face mask and her body temperature was normal while on duty.


Thorough cleaning and disinfection have been carried out at the relevant workplaces.

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