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Mandatory testing|77 Omicron patients on the list include Times Square Fortress and Sogo Department Store

2021-12-31T23:16:32.190Z

The new crown variant virus strain Omicron entered the Hong Kong community. There were 19 new confirmed cases and 16 preliminary positive cases yesterday. The authorities have strengthened mandatory testing arrangements. The Food and Health Bureau announced the compulsory testing announcement in the early morning of today (1st)



The new crown variant virus strain Omicron entered the Hong Kong community. There were 19 new confirmed cases and 16 preliminary positive cases yesterday. The authorities have strengthened mandatory testing arrangements.

The Food and Health Bureau announced the mandatory testing announcement early today (1st). A total of 77 designated places were on the list, of which 56 were re-tested, and the other 21 were newly added places, including Kowloon Bay International Exhibition and Trade Center and Tianrui The gymnasium, Tian Chak shopping mall contends for fresh sushi conveyors, Hong Kong Four Seasons Hotel lobby ARGO, Tsuen Wan Yipin Chicken Hot Pot, Causeway Bay Times Square Fortress and Sogo Department Store, etc., some of the locations involved the airport female ground staff who were initially diagnosed yesterday and suspected of carrying Omicron.


▼Details of mandatory inspection announcement on December 31, 2021▼


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The location of the Omicron case has been tested up to seven times since yesterday

The mandatory testing announcement stated that in order to strictly prevent the spread of Omicron mutant virus strains in the community, the government has strengthened mandatory testing arrangements to achieve "early detection, early isolation, and early treatment."

Starting from yesterday (December 31, 2021), all homes, workplaces and other places visited by Omicron confirmed or suspected cases will be included in the mandatory testing announcement.

People who live or work in the relevant place or who have visited the relevant place must undergo a total of seven compulsory tests, including the day when the confirmed or suspected case is discovered, and the second, third, and fourth day after the relevant case visits the relevant premises. , 7, 12 and 19 days, the mandatory testing announcement will specify the date when the person concerned must be tested.

▼December 31, Tianshuiwei Junhongxuan 2 closed area inspection▼


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Some of the designated locations are expected to be related to the newly diagnosed female ground crew at the airport

According to the authorities, in response to four initially confirmed or confirmed imported cases that had stayed in Hong Kong during the incubation period, and one initial confirmed case that was epidemiologically related to the imported case, it was announced yesterday that they were living in the airport at Block 2 Chun Wang Court, a public housing estate in Tin Shui Wai. For female ground crews, 21 designated places have been included in the mandatory inspection announcement.

The female ground staff at the airport developed cough symptoms on December 28 last year. The test results at the mobile sampling station of Tian Shui Stadium in Tian Shui Wai on December 30 were initially positive, with a Ct value of about 29 to 33. The low viral load is expected to be the first illness with N501Y. And T478K mutant virus strain, suspected to carry Omicron.

It is expected to involve the designated location of the airport female land, and the later she visits when she becomes ill.

The highest risk of the relevant specified location is the Little Bangkok Thai Food Station in the basement of Tower 535, Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay. She visited between 6 pm and 9 pm on December 30. She had taken a sample at the testing center of Tianrui Stadium before, and the sample was detected. Positive reaction.

She also visited the fast food restaurant can.teen on the 7th floor of the Airport Terminal 1 from 5 pm to 6 pm on December 29, 2021. She also suspected that she had visited Tianze Mall on the 28th to compete for fresh conveyor belt sushi. clinic.

As for the Salia Italian restaurant in Tian Ze Shopping Mall and the Kowloon Bay International Exhibition and Trade Center, it may also be her visit during the incubation period.

In addition, related materials to her also include the restricted area office of Hong Kong Airport Ground Services Co., Ltd., Asia on the 5th floor of the Airport Terminal 1, and Arena Kitchen on the 1st floor of the International Expo Hall.

She mainly took Long Win Bus A37 to and from the airport and her residence. Passengers in the specified period and time slot need to be tested.

Also on the list are Revery Beauty at Nathan Road Kellogg House in Mong Kok, Yipin Chicken Hotpot at Tai Hung Fai (Tsuen Wan) Centre in Tsuen Wan, McDonald’s at 484-496 Queen’s Road West in Sai Ying Pun, Great Food Hall in Pacific Place, Soho House Hong Kong in Sheung Wan, PARKnSHOP, Belcher's Street, Kennedy Town, Fortress and Sogo Department Store in Times Square.

▼Mobile sampling stations that provide services to the public in each district (as of January 1st)▼


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In addition, in response to the four imported cases that had stayed in Hong Kong during the incubation period and the two preliminary confirmed cases that were epidemiologically related to the imported cases, the authorities also requested people who had been in 56 specified places during the specified period to repeat the procedure. Inspections include Festival Walk, Metroplaza L1-L4 Broadway Cinema and nine bus routes.

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Source: hk1

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