1 imported COVID-19 case found

June 29, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating one additional COVID-19 case involving a 43-year-old man who arrived from the UK.


The centre also announced that, taking into consideration the epidemiological information and genetic sequencing findings, it has amended the classification of a case involving a 27-year-old man, case number 11902, from a local case with unknown sources to epidemiologically linked with imported cases.


Another case involving a 24-year-old woman, case number 11918, which is epidemiologically linked to this case, will also be reclassified to the same category.


A total of 42 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, including 40 imported cases and two import-related cases.


Meanwhile, the centre reminded people in relation to Wan Hang House of Wan Tau Tong Estate in Tai Po to undergo testing in accordance with the compulsory testing notice on June 30.


Three schools are covered in the latest compulsory testing notice due to outbreaks of upper respiratory tract infection or influenza-like illness.


The Government will set up a mobile specimen collection station at the open area outside Yat Wing House, Block A of Yat Nga Court in Tai Po on June 30, while the one at On Hing Playground in Yuen Long will extend its services to July 11.


Additionally, the community testing centres at Morse Park Sports Centre in Wong Tai Sin, Tai Wo Sports Centre in Tai Po and Wai Tsuen Sports Centre in Tsuen Wan will reopen on June 30.


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

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