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Variant Virus | Block R of Allway Gardens evacuated District Councillors this morning: 5 households have not yet arranged for testing

2021-05-05T15:40:45.887Z

The Coronavirus has repeatedly invaded the community. A Filipino domestic helper who arrived in Hong Kong was quarantined in a hotel on the 21st and was diagnosed after 7 virus tests. He was diagnosed with the N501Y variant virus. The entire building of Block R in Allway Gardens, Tsuen Wan, where the employer's residence is located, was closed for inspection last night



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Written by: Zhu Haiqi

2021-05-05 10:22

Last update date: 2021-05-05 10:28

The Coronavirus has repeatedly invaded the community. A Filipino domestic helper who arrived in Hong Kong was quarantined in a hotel on the 21st and was diagnosed after 7 virus tests. He was diagnosed with the N501Y variant virus.

The entire building in Block R of Allway Gardens, Tsuen Wan, where the employer is located, was closed for inspection last night, and an evacuation was arranged this morning (5th).

At around 9 o'clock in the morning, about 10 residents were sent to the quarantine center.

When the district councilors estimated that there were at least 500 residents in Block R.

He revealed that five households were not photographed when the area was closed for testing last night, and they have not yet been tested.

At 9 o'clock this morning, a minibus from the Department of Health arrived to pick up residents.

The first batch of residents got off the bus at about 9:20, and the second batch of residents was arranged to evacuate at 9:40.

More than 200 residents of Block R in Allway Gardens will be quarantined for 21 days. Tsuen Wan District Councillor Zhao Enlai estimates that there are at least 500 residents in Block R.

Tsuen Wan District Councillor Zhao Enlai.

(Photo by Zhu Haiqi)

Block R was closed for inspection last night, and because the yellow rainstorm warning signal took effect, it was changed to door-to-door sampling for residents.

Zhao Enlai revealed that about 10 residents of 5 households of different levels were not photographed last night and have not been tested so far. He has already explained to the authorities.

Zhao Enlai quoted that some people on the scene explained that the residents might not answer the door at the time, did not rush and go home, but he was reported by the residents that if they did not answer the door, a notice would be posted outside the door to remind them, but the residents had repeatedly said that there was no notice.

Zhao Enlai criticized the authorities for making chaotic arrangements.

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The confirmed 44-year-old Filipino domestic helper arrived in Hong Kong on March 31 and checked into the Dorsett Wanchai Hotel for quarantine. Later, he went to work at the employer's apartment in Block R of Allway Gardens.

She tested negative at the airport, on the 12th, 19th, and 26th days. As of May 2, because the government required the foreign domestic helper to undergo compulsory testing, she went to the community testing center to take samples and the test results were "uncertain", but the Department of Health's review was positive. However, the amount of virus is insufficient to make genetic sequencing.

The nasopharyngeal sample collected by her at Tuen Mun Hospital was still negative, and the sputum sample was positive with N501Y variant virus. The CT value exceeded 30, which means that the virus load was very low. The Centre for Health Protection temporarily classified her as a "probable local case".

▼5.2 A large number of foreign domestic helpers line up for mandatory inspection at Victoria Park▼

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She went to a clinic on the 8th floor of the Wan Chai Immigration Department and Causeway Bay on April 21, and took the young master to the Tsuen Wan Catholic Newspaper Kindergarten, Allway Garden Tianyun Piano Shop, Yip’s Children’s Music Practice Centre and Discovery Park, etc., on the same day. People who have been interviewed must be tested compulsorily.

▼Starting from April 29, the social distancing measures will be relaxed with the vaccine bubble frame▼

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