13 COVID-19 cases identified

April 12, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 13 additional COVID-19 cases, of which two are locally transmitted.


The new cases involve four males and nine females aged between one and 75.


The two local infections are epidemiologically linked with local cases. One of them lives in Block 3 of Oi Fai House, Yau Oi Estate in Tuen Mun where confirmed cases were detected recently.


The 11 imported cases arrived from Pakistan, Indonesia, India and the Philippines.


A total of 135 cases have been recorded in the past 14 days, including 27 local ones, of which 10 have unknown infection sources.


A residential building and three schools are now included in the compulsory testing notice. Among them is Block B of Kwan Yick Building, Phase III in Sai Ying Pun, which was included in the March 31 notice. Relevant people from the building will have to undergo a second virus test.


The Government will set up mobile specimen collection stations at Kwan Yick Building, Phase III and Shun Tak Fraternal Association Tam Pak Yu College in Tuen Mun tomorrow for people subject to compulsory testing.


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

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