2 imported COVID-19 cases found

September 8, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating two additional imported COVID-19 cases involving two men who arrived from South Korea and Serbia.


It also reminded specified people linked to 208 Shek O Village in Shek O, Sunrise in Discovery Bay, and Tower 2, Le Prestige, LOHAS Park in Tseung Kwan O to undergo compulsory testing tomorrow in accordance with the compulsory testing notice.


In view of a preliminary positive case with the L452R mutant strain detected today involving a patient who had arrived from overseas and lived in Hong Kong within the past 21 days, two specified premises the patient had visited are included in the latest compulsory testing notice.


One school is also covered in the notice due to an outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection or influenza-like illness.


The Government will set up mobile specimen collection stations at Le Prestige, LOHAS Park in Tseung Kwan O and Sunrise in Discovery Bay tomorrow to provide free testing services.


A total of 65 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, all of which are imported.


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

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