The world faces the threat of the variant new crown virus Omicron. A total of 3 imported cases have been detected in Hong Kong, and no related cases have flowed into the community.
The Hong Kong Government has further strengthened the prevention of foreign imports. The Hong Kong Government has listed 13 countries where cases have occurred as high-risk (Zone A) areas, which are restricted to Hong Kong residents who have been vaccinated; a total of 12 African countries have entered Hong Kong. The most stringent quarantine requirements are implemented. After arriving in Hong Kong, they must be admitted to the Penny's Bay Quarantine Center for quarantine for 7 days. During this period, the virus must be tested every day, and the health of the person must be monitored by medical staff.
There were 6 new imported cases in Hong Kong today (30th), with a total of 12,437 cases, of which 4 cases carried the L452R variant virus strain, and fewer than 5 cases were initially confirmed.
Starting next Wednesday (December 9), citizens must use the Safe Travel mobile app to enter restaurants and listed premises. Chen Zhaoshi pointed out that appropriate alternative arrangements are being formulated.
Sino Group's Huang Tingfang Charity Fund and Chinese Real Estate Group sent a new one-bedroom unit worth 12 million yuan to Kaihui for the vaccine lottery. Registration is closed today (30th).
However, the two groups originally announced the conditions for the delivery of buildings. Today, at least 5 million people in Hong Kong have received one or more doses of the new crown vaccine in Hong Kong. However, only about 4.75 million people have received the first dose of vaccine yesterday, and there is still a shortage of 250,000. The organizer has not announced whether it will extend the deadline for the draw.
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[16:17] The Hong Kong Government announced that starting from next Monday (December 6), it will provide Fubitai vaccination service on a trial basis in private healthcare institutions, expanding the vaccination network and providing additional vaccination channels.
For the list of eight private healthcare institutions participating in the pilot program, their vaccination locations, appointments and enquiry hotlines, etc., please refer to the vaccination program thematic webpage (www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/zh-HK/programme).
The public can directly contact the relevant private medical institutions to make an appointment for vaccination, without making an appointment through the official website.
Similar to the usual COVID-19 vaccination arrangements, citizens can receive free vaccination under the "pilot plan", and private healthcare institutions must not charge citizens for the provision of COVID-19 vaccination services alone.
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New crown pneumonia | 6 new confirmed cases and 4 people with L452R variant virus, including Philippine domestic helpers in Hong Kong
[14:20] The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that 6 new cases of new pneumonia were confirmed in Hong Kong today, all of which were imported cases, aged between 1 and 48, all arrived in Hong Kong from high-risk Group A designated areas, including Pakistan , India, Britain and the Philippines.
The newly diagnosed patients are temporarily, and 4 of them carry the L452R variant virus strain. One case has insufficient virus volume for testing of the variant virus strain, and the related test results of the other case are yet to be determined.
The patient also included a Filipino domestic helper who came to Hong Kong.
In addition, there are currently fewer than 5 confirmed cases in Hong Kong today.
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[12:23] The world is facing the threat of a variant of the new crown virus Omicron. Xiao Jieheng, an associate professor of the Department of Medical Technology and Informatics of the University of Technology, said on a commercial TV program this morning that Omicron's gene mutation is abnormal and the evolution speed is fast, which is different from the past change rhythm.
He estimated that the new coronavirus may have been transmitted to animals, and then returned to humans, causing genetic mutations, "as if they were completely replaced by another shirt."
He Boliang, director of the Infection and Infectious Diseases Center of the University of Hong Kong, said that the new crown virus has always been mainly transmitted from person to person. Even if there have been cases of human infection of animals, it is not the mainstream situation, and it has not become an endemic disease. He also pointed out that the source has been difficult to trace. .
70% of the vaccination rate is insufficient to deal with Omicron Kong Fanyi advocates that vaccine passports are restricted to restaurants and injections are required
[11:25] Earlier, it was reported that the government intends to introduce vaccine passports, requiring citizens to be vaccinated before they can enter restaurants and premises, which aroused social opposition.
The Secretary for Food and Health, Chen Zhaoshi, said yesterday that it is still under study.
Hong Fanyi, a clinical professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, stated on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program "Millenniums" this morning (30th) that in response to the Omicron variant virus, Hong Kong’s foreign import prevention measures are sufficient, but there are still three adults who have not been vaccinated. It is necessary to push the vaccine passport, and before entering restaurants and theaters, injections are required, and the vaccination rate is expected to reach 90% or more.
New Coronary Pneumonia | Chen Zhaoshi: Not fully grasping Omicron's external defense measures should be tight rather than loose
[09:03] The Director of the Food and Health Bureau, Chen Zhaoshi, stated on the TV and TV program this morning (30th) that although there is not much information about Omicron in the world at present, the anti-epidemic measures for foreign imports should be tight rather than loose. It is hoped that the Hong Kong epidemic will be affected by the world.
She continued that when we have more information in the future, it is possible to adjust the 7-day requirement for arrival and stay in Penny's Bay, and the number of days will be adjusted according to the data.
Scotland and Portugal also suspect community outbreaks involving the Omicron variant virus, but the Hong Kong government has not included it as the highest risk country.
Chen Zhaoshi said that the Health Protection Center is contacting the local health department to obtain the latest information, and then adjust its strategy depending on whether the local infection will break out.
She also said that for the time being, there is no need to completely ban people from areas where Omicron cases have occurred. They will pay attention to the countermeasures of other countries before deciding on Hong Kong's response.
Mandatory Testing | 13 Schools Outbreak of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections Happy Valley Blood Kindergarten Listed
[00:01] Hong Kong’s local new crown pneumonia epidemic eased, but threatened by the variant Omicron case, the Food and Health Bureau included 15 designated places in the mandatory testing announcement, including Happy Valley Blood Kindergarten and Stanley St. Peter’s Church Stanley Kindergarten, etc. 13 schools.
In addition, there was a confirmed imported case stranded at the Hong Kong International Airport during the incubation period of the virus. The government included the Orange Zone on the 5th Floor or the Orange Zone on the 6th Floor (Gate 25-71) of Airport Terminal One in the mandatory test announcement.
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