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Coronavirus disease. 10.15|Exemption from quarantine Russian consular belt variant virus, forced inspection in the closed area of ​​Grand Promenade

2021-10-15T18:33:32.652Z

The Centre for Health Protection announced in the evening that a 55-year-old male patient, living in Block 1 of Grand Promenade, Sai Wan River, was a member of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He left Hong Kong for Russia on August 22.



The Centre for Health Protection announced in the evening that a 55-year-old male patient, living in Block 1 of Grand Promenade, Sai Wan River, was a member of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He left Hong Kong for Russia on August 22 and went to Russia on October 22. On the 5th, he returned to Hong Kong from Russia via Finland on the flight AY101.

When he arrived in Hong Kong, he took samples at the temporary sample collection center at the Hong Kong International Airport and the test results were negative. After arriving in Hong Kong, he was self-isolated at home in accordance with the relevant exemption requirements and subjected to mandatory testing on the specified test date according to the regulations.

The result of the sample he submitted on October 14 was initially positive. The virus Ct value was about 15-16, that is, the amount of virus was high, and it contained the L452R variant virus strain.


The Centre for Health Protection today (15th) announced 9 new imported cases, of which 8 involved variant virus infections, and the test results of the remaining one are yet to be determined.

The cases involved 7 women and 2 men, aged 3 to 68 years old, 6 of them arrived in Hong Kong from designated areas in Group A (high risk), and the rest arrived in Hong Kong from designated areas in Group B (medium risk).



In addition, Air Canada operated a flight from Vancouver, Canada to Hong Kong (AC007) on October 13th. One passenger was diagnosed after an arrival test, and one passenger failed to meet the conditions specified by the law. The Department of Health prohibits Air Canada from operating the flight. The passenger plane landed in Hong Kong from Vancouver, Canada, from October 16th to 29th.


The government announced today (15th) that starting next Monday (18th), COVID-19 vaccination stations will be added in four public hospitals to facilitate follow-up patients and visitors in hospitals, especially patients in specialist outpatient clinics. Vaccinate for Fubitai vaccine immediately at the consultation, no appointment is required.

The newly established vaccination stations are located in Eastern District Hospital, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Caritas Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital.

Together with the opening of the Queen Mary Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Tuen Mun Hospital vaccination stations last month, the number will increase from three to seven.



The Secretary for Civil Service, Nie Dequan, said today that although the elderly vaccination rate has risen recently, under the threat of mutant virus strains, the elderly vaccination rate still needs to be increased. The government tried to set up vaccination stations operated by medical institutions in three public hospitals. In the past two weeks, an average of about 200 citizens received injections at the vaccination stations every day. After assessment, they decided to expand the plan so that more elderly people who came to the hospital's specialist outpatient clinics for follow-up consultations could receive the new crown vaccine immediately.


The Centre for Health Protection announced one confirmed case yesterday (14th), bringing the cumulative number to 12,277.

The patient announced the initial diagnosis the night before and completed the quarantine at the age of 30. He has been hired by his employer at Block 10, Sea Diamond, Phase 3, Providence Bay, Tai Po. The patient has recently developed symptoms such as vomiting. It is unknown whether he has a variant virus. Sure.

There are fewer than 10 initial confirmed cases.


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Compulsory testing|Variant virus patients have reviewed 10 places including the airport E42 bus to and from Sha Tin

[00:52] The government issued a mandatory testing announcement late at night. In response to an earlier local confirmed case involving the L452R mutant virus strain, people who had been in 10 specified places during the specified period were required to undergo testing again. Tong Nian Wan Industrial Building Yin Kee Tai Fung Flavor, Sha Tin Wo Che Plaza, Sun Jade Plaza, Lung Hang Shopping Centre, many restaurants and supermarkets, and E42 bus passengers between Sha Tin and the airport.

In addition, due to the outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection and/or influenza-like illness in three schools, they were also included in the mandatory testing announcement.

Those who have completed the COVID-19 vaccination will be deemed to have complied with the requirements of the mandatory testing announcement.

New Coronary Pneumonia|The United States will allow fully vaccinated foreigners to enter from November 8th

October 16th [00:19] The White House announced on October 15th that it will relax entry restrictions from November 8th and open its borders to foreigners who have been fully vaccinated against the new coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).

Exempted from quarantine Russian consul returns to the consulate in Grand Promenade for the first confirmed diagnosis: the pick-up person is listed as a close contact

[22:42] The Department of Health announced today (15th) that a member of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Hong Kong had a preliminary diagnosis.

After arriving in Hong Kong, the patient was exempted from hotel quarantine and placed under quarantine at home. The sample submitted yesterday was positive for the virus. The imported case was temporarily listed. The area of ​​his residence, Grand Promenade, was closed tonight for forced inspection.

When the consulate responded to the "Hong Kong 01" inquiry, it pointed out that some colleagues had been listed as close contacts because they had contacted patients during transportation from the airport.

▼October 15th, Grand Promenade 1 closed area inspection▼


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Russian consul returns to Grand Promenade to confirm the third consular exemption from quarantine loophole Tian Beichen promotes plugging

[22:33] Hong Kong's new crown pneumonia epidemic has been "cleared" for a period of time, and we are striving to clear customs with the mainland, but recently imported community cases have appeared one after another.

The Department of Health announced today (15th) that a member of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Hong Kong had initially confirmed the diagnosis.

After arriving in Hong Kong, the patient was exempted from hotel quarantine and placed in quarantine at home. The sample submitted yesterday was positive for the virus. The imported case was temporarily listed. His residence, Grand Promenade, will be closed for forced inspection tonight.

Looking through the information, this is not the first confirmed case involving consular exemption from hotel quarantine.

The staff of the Department of Health “spoofed an oolong” last year and mistakenly granted the staff of the Indian consulate to be exempted from quarantine. After they left the airport and arrived home, they were notified of the diagnosis; in July this year, two children of the Saudi consulate in Hong Kong were also revealed. After the diagnosis was confirmed, an investigation by the Department of Health found that the two had not complied with the home quarantine regulations and traveled to Tung Chung and Victoria Peak.

Tian Beichen, a member of the Legislative Council of the Real Political Roundtable, criticized the successive loopholes in the immunity system. "Is it necessary for more people to accompany him to the crime?" He thinks that the practice disturbs the people. He bluntly said that similar incidents are "too many at once" and urged the government to review the quarantine exemption arrangements. There is no time limit for customs clearance.

▼On July 20th, Taikoocheng Tanggong Pavilion closed area detection ▼


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New crown vaccine: 67.6% of 5,500 people received the first dose and 1 person was sent to hospital due to side effects

[22:23] The vaccination plan was officially launched on February 26, and today (15th) is the 232nd day.

Today, about 19,400 people received the injection, of which 5,500 received the first dose of vaccine.

A total of 4.55 million people in Hong Kong have received at least one shot, accounting for 67.6% of the eligible population.

Yesterday, one case was sent to the hospital by a community vaccination center. It was sent to hospital because of common side effects after vaccination.

New crown pneumonia | Hong Kong people go to Thailand for quarantine-free travel agency: returning to Hong Kong still requires quarantine, it is difficult to form a group

[21:21] The new crown pneumonia is raging around the world, and Hong Kong people who love to travel may be expected to revisit Thailand in the future.

According to Thai media reports, tourists from 27 countries and regions are expected to enter Thailand without isolation, and Hong Kong is also on the list.

However, many travel agencies said frankly that since Thailand still needs to be quarantined when returning to Hong Kong, it is expected that "no tourists will go" and it is difficult to form a group. Therefore, they do not plan to organize or promote tours to Thailand. Industry recovery.



Hu Huichong, known as the "Thailand Master", said that the local epidemic was "half better" than it was at its peak. Today (15th) the number of newly diagnosed people is about 10,000, but massage centers, theaters and restaurants have been reopened. , "Everyone takes pictures out of the street and takes pictures for fun, and life seems to be as usual."

Easy to come to Hong Kong implements quasi-exempt quarantine for nearly 8,000 non-Hong Kong residents for one month, 13% of the places arriving in Hong Kong from the Mainland

【19:11】Easy to Hong Kong has been implemented since September 15, and it has been 30 days.

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Office stated that as of October 14, a total of 7,945 people had used Easy Arrivals, of which 7,223 had entered Hong Kong via the Shenzhen Bay Port and 722 had entered Hong Kong via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port.

In other words, there are 265 people who come to Hong Kong easily every day on weekdays, accounting for only 13% of the daily quota.

▼Easy to Hong Kong will be implemented from September 15▼


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[19:05] The government quoted the "Prevention and Control of Diseases (Compulsory Testing for Certain People) Regulations" (Chapter 599J) and restricted the area from Sai Wan Ho to the designated "restricted area" in Block 1 Grand Promenade from 7 pm Of people must stay on their premises and undergo compulsory testing.

The subject must wait at his premises until all the identified persons in the "restricted area" have completed the test, and the relevant test results have been roughly confirmed before leaving the premises.

The government's goal is to complete this operation at about 7 am tomorrow (16th).

The government will set up temporary sampling stations in the "restricted areas" and require the people under inspection to be tested before 1:00 am tomorrow.

The subject will be arranged to undergo a nucleic acid test at a sampling station, where the throat and nasal cavity will be sampled with a combined swab.

Before all persons have test results, the persons under inspection must stay in the premises to reduce the risk of cross-infection.

The government will arrange on-site sampling for people with limited mobility and the elderly.

Variant virus | quarantine-free Russian consulate infected with variant virus first diagnosed with forced inspection in the closed area of ​​Grand Promenade

[19:02] Hong Kong’s quarantine exemption mechanism reappears.

The Centre for Health Protection announced in the evening a preliminary confirmed case involving a 55-year-old male patient living in Block 1 of Grand Promenade, Sai Wan River. The patient was a member of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Hong Kong. He left Hong Kong for Russia on August 22. On October 5th, he returned to Hong Kong via flight AY101 from Russia via Finland.

When he arrived in Hong Kong, he took samples at the temporary sample collection center at the Hong Kong International Airport and the test results were negative. After arriving in Hong Kong, he was self-isolated at home in accordance with the relevant exemption requirements and subjected to mandatory testing on the specified test date according to the regulations.

The result of the sample he submitted on October 14 was initially positive. The Ct value of the virus was about 15 to 16, that is, the amount of the virus was high, and it contained the L452R variant virus strain.

It was initially confirmed that the Russian consul was living in Block 1, Grand Promenade, which was the late closure area for testing.

(Data Picture/Photo by Chen Shuxia)

New crown pneumonia | 8 additional imports involving 2 domestic helpers banned Air Canada's Vancouver flight from arriving in Hong Kong for 2 weeks

[15:50] The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced today (15th) that 9 newly imported cases of new coronary pneumonia were newly confirmed. The patients were aged 3 to 68 years old, including two domestic helpers. Among them, 6 had completed the vaccination. 8 Humans carry mutant virus strains.

There are about 5 preliminary confirmed cases today.

Chen Zhaoshi received flu shots and urged the elderly to also get the new crown vaccine: wear protective clothing and bullet-proof vests

[11:29] The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, today (15th), together with senior officials and representatives of the Department of Health, Hospital Authority, etc., were vaccinated against influenza. He hopes to serve as a model and appeals to the public to also get vaccinations as soon as possible, especially the elderly. I believe The flu vaccine can be used as a "protective suit", while the new crown vaccine can be used as a "bullet avoidance suit" to provide double protection.

She pointed out that the government has purchased more than 940,000 doses of flu vaccine.



Lin Wenjian, Director of the Department of Health, said that half of the clinics under the department provide both influenza and Coxing vaccines. If citizens want to get Bita vaccines, they can also provide referral letters.

Gao Basheng, Chief Executive of the Hospital Authority, pointed out that next week, four more specialized outpatient clinics of hospitals can provide on-the-spot injections for follow-up patients.

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New Crown Vaccine|Nie Dequan, an additional vaccination station in the 4th public hospital: an average of 200 people use it every day during the trial phase

[11:05] The government has piloted an appointment-free COVID-19 vaccination station in three public hospitals earlier to facilitate the hospital's follow-up patients and visitors to receive the Fubitai vaccine.

The government announced that starting next Monday (18th), additional vaccination stations will be set up at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Caritas Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital, together with the previously operated Queen Mary Hospital and Eliza Hospital. There are 7 vaccination stations in the Pak Hospital and Tuen Mun Hospital.

▼On the first day of operation of the new crown vaccination station in Queen Mary Hospital on 9.29, follow-up patients can get an injection on the spot▼


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List of mandatory inspections on October 14

Mandatory testing|Airport cargo workers infected with the variant virus who have been to the lounge must review

[00:01] A cargo terminal worker at Hong Kong International Airport was diagnosed last Friday (8th), involving the L452R mutant virus strain, which was classified as a local case of unknown origin.

The Center for Health Protection pointed out yesterday (14th) that there were environmental samples in the lounge of the HACTL main building where patients worked and tested positive for the virus. The Food and Health Bureau issued a compulsory test announcement for the period from September 30 to October. Those who have been in the lounge on the 14th need to be reviewed and must be tested within today (15 days).

▼10.14, Tai Po Providence Bay Phase 3 Sea Diamond 10 Indian Commissioner diagnosed ▼

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▼The second Double Ninth Festival under the epidemic on October 14▼


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Yesterday's overview: new coronary pneumonia.

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