Written by: Zheng Cuibi
Last update date: 2021-03-23 17:54
The new crown pneumonia epidemic continues. Today (23rd) there are 12 new confirmed cases in Hong Kong, including 8 imported cases. Except for a 44-year-old woman, the remaining 7 people have all been tested with the variant virus, their age ranged from 13 to 57 Years old, from France, Pakistan, and the Philippines. There are currently 113 cases of variant viruses in Hong Kong.
There were 12 new confirmed cases in Hong Kong today, including 8 imported cases.
Among the 8 newly imported cases today, 7 cases were detected with the N501Y variant virus. The case numbers are 11402, 11403, 11404, 11405, 11406, 11408, 11409, and they are between 13 and 57 years old. From France, Pakistan, and the Philippines, the Department of Health said that the virus source classification of these 7 cases is temporarily unknown.
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At the press conference yesterday, Zhang Zhujun, Director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health, stated that there were 106 cases of variant viruses in Hong Kong, of which 37 were British variants, 8 were South African variants, and 5 were Brazilian variants. The remaining 56 cases are unclassified.
Therefore, together with today's 7 cases, there are a total of 113 cases of variant viruses in Hong Kong.
One of the cases with a variant virus (the 11409th case) was a crew member. This 37-year-old man took flight CX906 and arrived in Hong Kong from the Philippines on March 10. He had lived in the Southern District "Aohua Fashion Boutique". Hotel. South Bank", no symptoms.
The remaining 7 imported cases all arrived in Hong Kong on March 21, including the 11404th case. The 29-year-old woman was a foreign domestic helper who was travelling from the Philippines to Hong Kong on flight 5J272. She was also found to have a variant virus.
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