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New Coronary Pneumonia | 10 more people infected with the virus, 8 more imported cases, 6 more people with the variant virus

2021-04-08T07:13:30.995Z

The new crown pneumonia epidemic continues. There are 10 new cases in Hong Kong today (8th), of which 8 were imported cases and one was an infection of unknown origin. In addition, about 10 preliminary confirmed cases were recorded today. data



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Written by: Wang Jieen Zhu Haiqi

2021-04-08 15:02

Last update date: 2021-04-08 15:02

The new crown pneumonia epidemic continues. There are 10 new cases in Hong Kong today (8th), of which 8 were imported cases and one was an infection of unknown origin.

In addition, about 10 preliminary confirmed cases were recorded today.

According to the data, of the 8 imported cases, 5 were foreign domestic helpers from the Philippines. They all carried the N501Y variant virus. Another imported case from Indonesia also carried the variant virus. So far, there have been 184 A case of a variant virus was exported to Hong Kong.

In addition, today’s new case of unknown origin involves a 70-year-old woman who lives in Block 3, Ai Fai Building, Yau Oi Village, Tuen Mun. She is a preliminary confirmed patient who has been confessed by the Epidemic Press Conference yesterday. She has now confirmed the diagnosis.

There are 8 new imported cases in Hong Kong today, and 6 of them have the variant virus.

(Photo/Photo by Ou Jiale)

Of the 10 new cases in Hong Kong today, 8 were imported cases. 5 people were from the Philippines and 3 people arrived in Hong Kong from Indonesia.

All the five Philippine domestic helpers carried the N501Y variant virus. In Indonesia, only one person had the variant virus. That is, a total of 184 cases of the variant virus were exported to Hong Kong.

According to the data, the above-mentioned 8 people stayed at the Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong Hotel in Tai Kok Tsui, the Ramada Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, the Ramada Hotel in North Point, and the Silka Far East Hotel in Tsuen Wan.

One more confirmed case was added to Ai Fai House in You Oi Village today, and two people contracted the disease within two days.

(Information Picture/Photographed by Zhang Jiamin)

A 70-year-old woman in Tuen Mun is officially diagnosed

In addition, two new local cases have been reported today. One of the cases is unknown, involving a 70-year-old woman who is asymptomatic and lives in Block 3, Ai Fai House, Yau Oi Estate, Tuen Mun.

At yesterday's press conference on the epidemic, Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Center for Health Protection, once said that she had poor eyesight and often stayed at home. Her friends and family would visit her at the home every week.

Zhang Zhujun pointed out that although she lived in a single place with the confirmed case yesterday, there is a chance that her family and friends have already contracted the disease and then transmitted the virus to the patient.

The Hospital Authority also stated at a press conference yesterday that the patient was sent to the hospital for treatment due to a fall on April 6. The hospital tested positive when she was screened for admission.

▼A list of the whereabouts of a 71-year-old woman with unknown source of infection confirmed on April 7▼

Three-year-old girl infected with the disease

In addition, the remaining local case is epidemiologically related to the local case.

The patient is a 3-year-old girl who became ill on April 6.

▼A list of the whereabouts of a 41-year-old man with an unknown source of infection confirmed on April 7▼

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