7 imported COVID-19 cases found

October 5, 2021

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating seven additional imported COVID-19 cases involving patients who arrived from Pakistan, the Philippines, India, Kenya and Egypt.


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


In view of a preliminary positive imported case who had stayed in Hong Kong during the incubation period, two specified premises are included in the compulsory testing notice.


Meanwhile, 12 schools are covered in a compulsory testing notice due to outbreaks of upper respiratory tract infection or influenza-like illness.


The Government will set up mobile specimen collection stations at G/F, Block 37 of Heng Fa Chuen and the podium outside Block 1 of Grand Garden in Repulse Bay tomorrow.


The centre also reminded specified people linked to Block 1, Grand Garden, 61 South Bay Road in Repulse Bay to undergo testing tomorrow in accordance with the compulsory testing notice.


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

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