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Omicron|The initial diagnosis of two nurses in Zhuangbai Medical Tun Clinic continues to update the diagnosis and the number of injections

2022-01-14T01:28:47.540Z

The Omicron variant virus strain of the new coronary pneumonia continues to spread in the Hong Kong community. Tuen Mun, the hardest-hit area, increased the number of infections yesterday (13th). Two nurses from JP Medical Gold Coast Shopping Mall Clinic were initially diagnosed, and the records were confirmed earlier.



The Omicron variant virus strain of the new coronary pneumonia continues to spread in the local community. Tuen Mun, the hardest-hit area, increased the number of infected people yesterday (13th). Two nurses from the Gold Coast shopping mall clinic of JP Medical have initially confirmed the diagnosis. Visited the clinic.


A 20-year-old male Hong Kong university student was diagnosed yesterday, and a search of the records found that he had been to the "Niu Ji" on the 14th floor of Hysan Plaza, Causeway Bay on the evening of January 4, which was the same as the earlier confirmed case #12882 (Prince of Rongyuan Tea Shop) Queen Shiya's colleague).


Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the tightening of anti-epidemic measures, including a two-week ban on dine-in restaurants starting from January 7.

In addition, it has been previously announced that the scope of the "vaccine bubble" will be expanded on February 24 to enter 18 types of premises including restaurants, and citizens must receive at least one dose of the vaccine.

At present, the number of people who have received the first dose of the vaccine in Hong Kong has exceeded 5 million, and the center for the vaccination of Fubitai is full of reservations. The government has extended the operation hours of the vaccination center.


How serious is the Omicron epidemic in Hong Kong?

How is the vaccination status of citizens?

Can vaccine inventories cope with a new wave of epidemics?

What about the latest social distancing measures and dine-in restrictions?

Who are exempt?

The following series of charts answer them one by one.

1. The latest number of confirmed cases

As of the morning of January 13, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong has exceeded 13,000, and many cases of Omicron variant virus have been recorded.

The epidemic is spreading in the community, and Tuen Mun is the hardest-hit area. Two female nurses at the JP Medical Gold Coast Mall Clinic in the district were initially diagnosed yesterday.

According to the CHP, one of the cases at the East Asia Pharmacy in Aiding Shopping Centre, Tuen Mun visited the clinic on the 3rd and 5th of this month. At the same time, there were at least 183 patients, all of whom had to undergo compulsory testing. Some of the clinic staff were Close contacts should be quarantined.

The owner of the East Asia Pharmacy in Aiding Shopping Mall, the owner and his family of four, contracted the disease. The CHP's investigation found that the case was related to the early patients in the Wangyuelou group, who lived in the Tuen Mun Cathay Pacific Air Force.

Another case in Tuen Mun with unknown origin is a 51-year-old female security guard who lives in Po Tin Village, Tuen Mun and works in the Penny's Bay Quarantine Center.

Yesterday, a 20-year-old male Hong Kong university student was diagnosed with the virus. A search of the records found that he had been to the "Niu Ji" on the 14th floor of Hysan Plaza, Causeway Bay, on the evening of January 4. Queen Shiya's colleague).

2. The latest vaccination status

Hong Kong has launched a new crown vaccination program in early 2021. By early 2022, more than 5 million people have received the first dose (74.4% of the total population), more than 4.6 million people have received the second dose (69.8%), and another 522,000 people have been vaccinated The third dose has been vaccinated.

As for whether the vaccine stock is sufficient to meet the vaccination demand brought about by the expansion of the "vaccine bubble", according to the records, the Hong Kong government purchased a total of 8.5 million doses of Fubitai vaccine and 7.5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine; it is estimated that there will be a maximum of 227 10,000 doses of Fubitai vaccine and 3.76 million doses of Sinovac vaccine.

3. Vaccination is required for restaurants after Chinese New Year

The government announced that it will tighten a series of measures to prevent the Omicron variant virus, and plans to expand the scope of vaccine bubbles to premises regulated by Chapter 599F, including 18 types of premises such as restaurants and fitness centres, to enter the public after the Chinese New Year. At least one dose of the vaccine is required.

4. Customs clearance arrangements drive downloads for safe travel

In order to cooperate with the customs clearance arrangement with the Mainland, the "Hong Kong Health Code" will accept applications from December 10.

Applying for a health code requires uploading past travel records, which has led to an increase in the number of downloads of "Travel with Peace of Mind", which has exceeded 7 million by the end of December, according to the authorities.

Source: hk1

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