14 COVID-19 cases identified

March 1, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 14 additional COVID-19 cases, of which 11 are locally transmitted.


Among the local cases, five have unknown sources of infection.


The unlinked cases involve a 23-year-old male cashier who last went to work on February 26, a 30-year-old man who is a part-time teacher and did not go to work during the incubation period, a 41-year-old male security guard who was last on duty on February 28, and a 36-year-old man who is a camera repair technician and last went to work on February 26.


The fifth unlinked case involves a 54-year-old woman who is a secretary. She last went to work on February 23.

The three imported cases arrived from Indonesia and Pakistan.


Additionally, 13 places including a ward in Tseung Kwan O Hospital and a private clinic are now covered by compulsory testing notices.


People who had been at these premises during specified periods have to undergo testing.


The Government will set up more mobile specimen collection stations on March 2 while the service period of the mobile station at Butterfly Bay Community Centre in Tuen Mun will be extended to March 5.


For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.

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