Written by: Li Enci and Ouyang Dehao
Last update date: 2021-05-04 13:36
Hong Kong's new crown pneumonia epidemic is showing signs of rebound. After three consecutive zero infections in Japan, a foreign domestic helper on the 27th floor of Block R in Allway Gardens, Tsuen Wan was diagnosed today (4th).
District councillors said that she had undergone at least five virus tests, and it is believed that the most recent one might be a mandatory test for foreign domestic helpers.
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Tsuen Wan District Councillor Zhao Enlai revealed that a foreign domestic helper was diagnosed on the 27th floor of Block R in Allway Gardens.
She came to Hong Kong from the Philippines at the end of March and had undergone at least five virus tests. It is believed that the most recent one might be a mandatory test for a foreign domestic helper.
The family she serves is a family of four, both older and younger, who have been sent to the quarantine center this morning.
He said that the Department of Health is conducting genetic sequencing of the virus to confirm whether the domestic helper has a variant virus.
▼Starting from April 29, the social distancing measures will be relaxed with the vaccine bubble frame▼
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