1 imported COVID-19 case identified

July 28, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating one additional COVID-19 case involving a woman who arrived from Saudi Arabia.


A total of 27 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days and all of them are imported.


The centre reminded specified people linked to 1-3 Kam Fung Street in Wong Tai Sin and Block 6 of Handsome Court in Tuen Mun to undergo compulsory testing tomorrow in accordance with the compulsory testing notice.


In view of a non-locally confirmed case involving a patient who had lived in Hong Kong, one premises is included in the compulsory testing notice today.


Those who have completed a COVID-19 vaccination course would be taken to have complied with the requirements set out in the notice.


For a previous case with the L452R mutant strain and epidemiologically linked with an imported case, any person who had been at five specified premises during the specified period must undergo additional testing, including those who have completed a COVID-19 vaccination course.


The Government will set up a mobile specimen collection station at North Transition Deck, L6, Terminal 1, Hong Kong International Airport tomorrow to provide a free testing service for airport staff subject to compulsory testing.


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

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