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Coronavirus disease. New|Restaurants relax each bar with 6 people and 4 people and one table for dine-in meals until 2 am

2020-10-27T08:41:53.306Z

The new crown pneumonia epidemic in Hong Kong continues. The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that today (27th) there were about 5 newly confirmed cases, all of which were imported cases, that is, there were local "zero confirmed cases" for two consecutive days. In the new case, four of them arrived in Hong Kong from India and the remaining one arrived in Hong Kong from France. The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, stated that the social distancing measures are unconditionally and significantly relaxed, and only some restrictions can be relaxed in a limited manner. Starting this Friday (30th), the measures will be adjusted in 7 areas, including relaxing the table limit for restaurants to 6 people. For one table, the bar relaxes to a table for 4 people, but customers are not allowed to cross the table, and no eating or drinking is allowed when leaving the table. The maximum number of customers is also allowed to be 75% of the seats on the premises; performances in restaurants and nightclubs can be resumed; the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will resume swimming beach. However, the four-person gathering restriction order and the mask order will continue.



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2020-10-27 07:30

Last update date: 2020-10-27 16:32

The new crown pneumonia epidemic in Hong Kong continues. The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that today (27th) there were about 5 newly confirmed cases, all of which were imported cases, that is, there were local "zero confirmed cases" for two consecutive days.

In the new case, four of them arrived in Hong Kong from India and the remaining one arrived in Hong Kong from France.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, stated that the social distancing measures are unconditionally and significantly relaxed, and only some restrictions can be relaxed in a limited manner. Starting this Friday (30th), the measures will be adjusted in 7 areas, including relaxing the table limit for restaurants to 6 people. For one table, the bar relaxes to a table for 4 people, but customers are not allowed to cross the table, and no eating or drinking is allowed when leaving the table. The maximum number of customers is also allowed to be 75% of the seats on the premises; performances in restaurants and nightclubs can be resumed; the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will resume swimming beach.

However, the four-person gathering restriction order and the mask order will continue.

Hong Kong residents returning to Hong Kong from the Mainland can be exempted from quarantine on the 14th, Guangdong Province's first airport will trial a rapid test tomorrow

[15:30] The government announced today (27th) that starting from next month, Hong Kong residents returning from the Mainland will be exempted from the 14-day compulsory quarantine.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, said that Hong Kong residents returning to Hong Kong from the Mainland can be exempted from the 14-day compulsory quarantine as long as they have a negative nucleic acid test (PCR) result, but he is unable to provide further information.

She emphasized that the epidemic situation in the Mainland, including Guangdong Province, has stabilized for a long time, and the risk of people returning to Hong Kong from the region is relatively small.

But there will be quotas at the beginning.

Chen Zhaoshi also said that Macau will not be excluded, but it will be implemented gradually.

As for the airport rapid test, the AA has cooperated with private laboratories to launch the trial as soon as tomorrow, but it is still necessary to understand the difference between the rapid test and the nucleic acid test.

The government plans to push for mandatory testing for people with mild symptoms Chen Zhaoshi: Three target groups have been drawn up

[14:53] Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that she is studying the legal framework for mandatory testing.

Chen Zhaoshi pointed out that testing is important for controlling the epidemic, understanding data and the chain of community transmission, and citizens' refusal to test will have an impact on the epidemic.

At this stage, we will try our best to explain the public testing, but admit that there are opinions that the public should be forced to conduct testing in extraordinary times.

The mandatory testing program has three directions, including people with symptoms, outbreaks in individual areas or buildings, and designated groups or locations at high risk.

As for the airport, rapid testing will be introduced as soon as tomorrow.

The four-person gathering restriction order and the mask order have not been relaxed.

Chen Zhaoshi emphasized that it is appropriate to maintain a gathering restriction order of no more than 4 people. The authorities do not want public gatherings.

Different restrictions have different considerations and risks. When the government relaxes, it must be in an orderly manner and must be targeted and necessary.

Starting from Friday, the restaurant will have 6 people per table and 4 people in the bar. The dining time on Halloween will be postponed to 2 am

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Chen Zhaoshi, Director of the Food and Health Bureau,

said:

At present, Hong Kong has unconditionally relaxed social distancing measures significantly, and can only relax some restrictions in a limited way.

She pointed out that starting this Friday (30th), the authorities will adjust the epidemic prevention measures in 7 areas, including relaxing the table limit of restaurants to 6 people per table, and the bar to 4 people per table, but customers are not allowed to pass the table and leave the table. For food, the upper limit of customers is also allowed to be 75% of the premises; while performances in restaurants and nightclubs can be resumed; the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will open the beach.

However, the four-person gathering restriction order and the mask order will continue.

Authorities today included Belgium as a high-risk area.

From November 3, when entering Hong Kong, relevant passengers must present a negative nucleic acid test report issued by a laboratory or medical institution within 72 hours before the scheduled departure time of the plane; and a confirmation certificate for booking a hotel room in Hong Kong, and the rental period Not less than 14 days.

Chen Zhaoshi said that at present, only some restrictions can be relaxed in a targeted manner. Starting from Friday, restaurants will be relaxed for 6 people, and the customer limit will be 70% full, and the door will be closed before 2 am.

(Photo by Zhang Haowei)

New crown pneumonia | 5 more people diagnosed with zero local infections and 4 passengers on the same plane of Air India are recruited after arriving in Hong Kong

[14:02] The Centre for Health Protection announced that 5 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia were newly confirmed in Hong Kong today (27th), all of which were imported cases. There were no local infections for the second consecutive day. A total of 5309 confirmed cases (including 1 Suspected).

Four of the new cases came from India, and all four of them arrived in Hong Kong yesterday (26th) on Air India AI316 and were subsequently recruited.

The authorities also announced that starting from tomorrow (28th), people arriving by land who have visited Xinjiang in the past two weeks will be issued with deep throat saliva sample bottles for virus testing.

[13:12] According to the news, restaurants will relax to 6 people per table, and the bar will allow up to 4 people per table, but customers cannot pass the table.

[12:31] Chen Zhaoshi, Director of the Food and Health Bureau, will meet with the media on the latest social distancing measures at 2:30 pm.

[11:36] According to the news, there are about 5 new confirmed cases today, all of which are imported cases, that is, there have been local "zero confirmed cases" for two consecutive days.

New crown pneumonia | Hotel Union: Long Holiday Staycation still has many people gathering guidelines not deterrent

[11:00] The chairman of the Hong Kong Hotel Union, Xu Kaoli, said today (27th) that during the long Double Ninth Festival holiday that just passed, many citizens still came to the hotel room to gather, and the number of people per room was "ten or eight. "Some people don't even shy away, waiting for check-in together in the lobby, but the situation has not improved.

He criticized that the government's guidelines have no deterrent effect, and the hotel industry is not doing well. In order to keep the business, there will be no gain or loss of guests. He did not ask employees to advise or stop the public.

New crown pneumonia | Lan Kwai Fong Bar staff first tested on Halloween, the turnover reached 70% last year

[10:33] The new crown pneumonia epidemic is not over, and this Saturday (31st) is Halloween. In the past, the bars in Lan Kwai Fong during Halloween would be more consumed and gathered by the public.

Zhang Sumei, director of the Lan Kwai Fong Association, said that the industry will abide by the government's anti-epidemic regulations. It also requires frontline staff of member bars to undergo testing. An electronic registration system is also set up. When necessary, customer information can be forwarded to the government to notify guests for testing.

She said that the industry agrees with the experts' suggestion that drinking straws are used to drink alcohol, because it can give the industry room for survival.

She estimates that this year’s Halloween turnover will reach 60% to 70% of last year’s.

New Coronary Pneumonia|Yuan Guoyong urges mandatory testing and encourages all patients with symptoms to be tested to prevent community transmission

[10:24] Yuan Guoyong, an expert consultant on the government's anti-epidemic and chair professor of the Department of Microbiology, Hong Kong University, today (27th) recommended mandatory testing for patients with symptoms and symptoms on the "Starting on a Sunny Day" on Commercial Taiwan today (27). He considers public and private doctors They should send their deep throat saliva samples for testing to prevent the fourth wave of new coronary pneumonia outbreaks.

He said that the symptoms and symptoms of new coronary pneumonia, influenza and cold are similar, and it is difficult to distinguish.

He does not think that mandatory testing will pose a problem to the doctor-patient relationship, saying that when the vaccine arrives, this mechanism is not needed.

Lin Zheng: Establishment of 4 testing centers for citizens to test outbound travel at their own expense. Compulsory testing has started legal work

[10:00] Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced a number of measures this morning. She said that she has asked the Director of Food and Sanitation to update high-risk areas and is seriously considering whether Spain and Italy should be added to the list.

In addition to the constant testing of specific groups, Lam Cheng pointed out that 4 temporary testing centers were welcomed by the public and decided to set up 4 long-term centers on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories West and New Territories East, describing them as "dual functions". People in need will provide testing. The second is to conduct paid testing for citizens who apply for health codes and travel bubbles in the future. Through the provision of venues by the government, the relevant prices will be reduced, and the government will announce the amount after tendering in the future.

As for compulsory testing, the authorities are dealing with the amendments. She emphasized that testing should be "targeted." The plan requires people with symptoms, outbreak groups, groups or "communities" at risk of infection to undergo compulsory testing.

She described that it is a public health war that requires citizens to be tested voluntarily. However, Hong Kong is a very free society, and there will be no voluntary or automatic situations. Therefore, legal work on mandatory testing has been launched, but it is emphasized that all work must be tested. Fa Kei.

In terms of tracking, the government has developed an infection risk notification app, and Lam Cheng calls on citizens to record their whereabouts to facilitate tracking of the source of the disease.

In terms of quarantine, she said that the Penny's Bay Quarantine Center will be completed by the end of the year, and Yabo will have 2,000 community beds in reserve, and the temporary hospital next to Yabo will be completed before January next year.

Lam Cheng: Singapore's "Travel Bubble" will implement 14-day quarantine exemption from mainland Hong Kong residents returning to Hong Kong next month

As for social distancing measures, Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said that unconditional and substantial relaxation, most of the measures need to be continued, but some industries or activities can be relaxed, only minor adjustments, including the reopening of beaches.

The Secretary for Food and Health will give the details publicly later this morning.

She also pointed out that resuming cross-border personnel exchanges is the government’s goal and technical issues have been resolved. However, the customs clearance issue involves the two places and requires mutual satisfaction. The government’s goal is to implement a "tourism bubble" with Singapore within the next month. It also hopes to communicate with the mainland. Do it next month.

Employment Guarantee|Huang Jinda: Hope to clear customs as soon as possible to ensure employment ends, fear of cutting 6000 to 8000 people in tourism industry

[09:26] The Chairman of the Travel Industry Council, Huang Jinda, stated in a radio program today (27th) that the local travel difficulties support the livelihood of the industry. The reduction of manpower involves at least 6000 to 8000 people.

Yesterday's overview: new coronary pneumonia.

10.26|Increase 8 cases with zero confirmed locally, but less than 10 preliminary positives

New Coronary Pneumonia | 8 more imported cases reappeared every 3 days and four people were sent to the hospital

New crown pneumonia|Returnees from Rambler Gardens Hotel and other test results go out of the room to eat and smoke, talk to the councillors about spreading drugs

New crown pneumonia | Xu Shuchang advocates that Italy and Spain list high-risk areas not to relax restrictions on gatherings

Residents who spend more than RMB 800 at physical stores of local retail and catering merchants can exchange their receipts for a local tour quota.

(Photo on the HKTB website)

In one article, the Tourism Board will reward you for visiting Hong Kong|Spend $800 for free local tour to eat Ah Yi Abalone

[07:30] The tourism industry has been hit hard by the novel coronavirus pneumonia, and Hong Kong people who love to travel cannot go out.

The Tourism Board announced the launch of the "Travel in Hong Kong" program earlier. Starting from October 20th, citizens who spend more than RMB 800 at the physical stores of local retail and catering merchants can redeem a local tour quota with a voucher. The planned quota is one Ten thousand, first come first served.

The HKTB announced today the information of 21 local tours. Three of the tours included a hotel buffet lunch. One of them had a buffet at The Farmhouse, a restaurant with a view of Victoria Harbour at the "Hyatt Grand Hyatt Hong Kong" restaurant; There are also tour groups to arrange a bon choi feast or a seafood feast. There is also a group to Michelin one-star "A Yi Seaview Hotel" for lunch, enjoying two famous dishes "Yi Ge Abalone Cake" and "Fried Rice in a Signature Claypot".

In addition, there are a number of tours that include visits to local mask factories and food factories.

▼10.26 The day following the Double Ninth Festival.

Dadongshan ``explodes'' ▼

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Dadongshan forces full of Miscanthus pilgrimage volunteers to go to the top to pick up mountain garbage

Ocean Park reservations are full of crowds and people who enter the venue: too many people leave without playing

New crown pneumonia | Tourism bus parade urges the government to subsidize the industry or at least 6000 people will be laid off next month

Cathay Pacific layoffs|Union scolds new contract news for chaotic news and urges extension of contract period does not rule out industrial actions

▼Reopening of premises and relaxation measures starting on October 23▼

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Overview of yesterday:

New crown pneumonia | Xu Shuchang advocates that Italy and Spain list high-risk areas not to relax restrictions on gatherings

New Coronary Pneumonia | 8 more imported cases reappeared every 3 days and four people were sent to the hospital

New crown pneumonia | Tourism bus parade urges the government to subsidize the industry or at least 6000 people will be laid off next month

New crown pneumonia | Singapore airport adds two diagnoses Xu Shuchang: If there is no community outbreak, it will not affect tourism

New crown pneumonia | singer Xu Shuchang plans to hold a concert in November: don’t shake hands

Many people in South Korea die after flu shots, Singapore suspends two vaccines

Dadongshan forces full of Miscanthus pilgrimage volunteers to go to the top to pick up mountain garbage

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