Written by: Deng Yinglin
The last update date: 2021-02-27 17:35
The new crown pneumonia epidemic has been repeated. The Department of Health announced today (26th) that 33 new confirmed cases (case numbers: 10951 to 10984) have been confirmed, including 2 imported cases, one being a foreign domestic helper from the Philippines and one from India. Visiting people from Hong Kong.
Of the remaining 31 local cases, 10 were of unknown origin.
The K11 MUSEA "Famous Tide Restaurant" group added 15 more confirmed cases, including 4 employees, 9 diners and 2 close contacts.
In addition, for the time being, about 20 people have been initially diagnosed, of which 7 are related to the "Mingchao Restaurant", 1 is a diner, and 6 are close contacts.
The "Famous Tide Food Restaurant" alone, together with the initial confirmed cases, have now added 22 people to the disease.
The government emphasized that diners who visited on February 19 must be subject to mandatory quarantine. So far, more than a dozen people have not been able to contact, urging them to call 1823.
In addition, the government requires all employees of the K11 MUSEA mall to be subject to mandatory testing, and calls on citizens who visit the K11 MUSEA mall on or after February 19 to be tested, and the Anxin Travel App will notify visitors.
Zhang Zhujun, Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases of the Centre for Health Protection, pointed out that as of the early morning of February 27, there were two new imported cases in Hong Kong, involving a 29-year-old foreign domestic helper (10,952 cases) who arrived in Hong Kong from the Philippines and another from India. A 44-year-old man who arrived in Hong Kong (10959 cases).
Of the 31 local cases, 10 were of unknown origin.
They live in Kowloon City Meijing Building Phase 1, Jinxun Building, No. 375-381 Nathan Road, Luxury Home, No. 341 Prince Edward Road West, Block 45, Heng Hua Village, Ting Fung Court, Ning Fung Court, Kwai Chung, and Lu Yi Tung Estate Building, Hei Wo Building, Tai Wo Village, Tai Po, and Block 4, Hai Chui Garden, Tuen Mun, will be included in the mandatory inspection list.
K11 MUSEA "Famous Tide Food Restaurant" group adds another 22 people infected
The K11 MUSEA "Famous Tide Restaurant" group today added 15 more confirmed cases, including 4 employees, 9 diners and 2 close contacts.
The reporter visited K11 MUSEA at noon and found that the flow of people in the mall was slack compared to previous weekends.
(Photo by Zeng Kaixin)
Zhang Zhujun said that it is estimated that the K11 MUSEA mall may have hidden transmission. Because employees may spread the virus at the entrance or in the mall, the transmission may not be limited to restaurants. Therefore, employees in the entire mall will be required to conduct mandatory testing.
Since it is estimated that the first case in the Ming Chao restaurant group was on February 19, he did not go to work before that day, so people who have been to the mall on or after February 19 are urged to be tested.
Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Center for Health Protection, said at the press conference on the epidemic,
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