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Latest|Two more people in Dongmanlou are suspected of vertical transmission of the epidemic, Yuan Guoyong advocates evacuation from rooms 14 on the 1st to 11th floors

2022-01-18T10:19:28.099Z

The new coronary pneumonia variant virus strains Omicron and Delta were attacked. Yesterday (17th), 7 new confirmed cases were confirmed. Among them, a female clerk of the Causeway Bay pet store Little Boss was infected with Delta. The incident may involve animal transmission. fish



The new coronary pneumonia variant virus strains Omicron and Delta were attacked. Yesterday (17th), 7 new confirmed cases were confirmed. Among them, a female clerk of the Causeway Bay pet store Little Boss was infected with Delta. The incident may involve animal transmission.

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said today (18th) that a total of 125 animal samples were taken in the store for testing, and 11 samples were early positive.


At the same time, 18 new cases were confirmed today, 11 of which were local infections, a new high since the fifth wave.

Two of the cases involved students from the Sisters School of Meifu Delia, and another student from the school was initially diagnosed today, and took the test together with the two confirmed cases. It is suspected that the spread of the class is now, and all the students who took the test must be quarantined.


As for a Pakistani woman who was diagnosed in nine groups, the authorities suspected that vertical transmission occurred in Dongmanlou, Taikengdong Village, where she lived. After Yuan Guoyong, a government expert consultant and chair professor of the Department of Microbiology of the University of Hong Kong, visited the site, he suggested that the Centre for Health Protection should First ask the 14-room unit on the 1st to 11th floors of Dongman Building to evacuate.


[17:57] Regarding the government’s announcement to kill hamsters, Yuan Guoyong agreed and described the government as decisive and wise. Because hamsters do not get sick immediately, a lot of viruses will be released in the first ten days. Although it is not clear whether hamsters are transmitted to humans, it is impossible to test every day. Over a thousand hamsters: "It's a shame that only a hamster is releasing a virus."

[17:50] Yuan Guoyong said that the risk of vertical transmission in Dongmanlou really exists, because room 614 where there are confirmed people will smell bad smell from time to time, but whether there is a chimney effect needs to take samples to test, due to lack of time to inspect floor by floor Therefore, it is recommended that the protection center should first ask people from the 14th unit on the 1st to the 11th floor to evacuate.

[17:46] Ou Jiarong, the chief doctor of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health, said after inspecting Dongmanlou, Tai Hang East Village, that through forced inspection, it was found that there were confirmed cases in two units. The first was a 42-year-old woman with a CT value of about 34. 35. The other is a 3-year-old girl. She had a fever on January 16. CT values ​​were 32 and 33. The three family members who lived with her were temporarily negative. Since there were two units in the same building, two units were initially diagnosed, so they invited government expert advisors, University of Hong Kong microbiology Yuan Guoyong, Chair Professor of the Department of the Faculty, visited the site.

01News|BA.2 spreads astoundingly, following the 1 biography of a Pakistani woman, 9 cases reappeared in the A&E department this afternoon

[17:26] Omicron's new variant "BA.2 subtype" entered the Hong Kong community. Quarantines at Silka Seaview Hotel in Yau Ma Tei experienced cross-infection. The Pakistani woman returned to the community after quarantine and was exposed to the disease four days later. Nine relatives and friends were diagnosed today. .

It is the first Omicron "BA.2 subtype" variant virus transmission chain in Hong Kong. It is more likely that the virus has spread to the upstairs residents of Dongman Building where the patient lives, as well as a classmate who took the same exam as one of the patients. Disseminated to the upstairs residents of No. 74 Broadway Street, Mei Foo New Village Phase 3, where the school is located.

According to the news, after two patients went to the emergency room of the public hospital this afternoon, the test was initially positive, and the source was unknown. The virus gene belongs to the Omicron "BA.2 subtype". Shows that "BA.2 subtype" has the opportunity to cause outbreaks in the community.

[16:30] Xue Hanzong, Assistant Director (Inspection and Quarantine) of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said that the more genes the better, the better to confirm human-to-human transmission or other sources of infection from hamsters.

Asked why hamsters were killed without confirmation of rat-to-human transmission?

Xue Hanzong pointed out that hamsters have been initially positive, so whether or not human-to-human transmission, hamsters can be transmitted to animals, mice, or people.

[16:15] Due to the confirmed cases, the Education Bureau announced that this weekend (22nd), the Central Allocation Center located in Hennessy Road Government Primary School (Causeway Bay) in Wanchai District (School 12) will be changed to Hennessy Road Government Primary School ( 169 Thomson Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong), and collect the "Choose School Form" in the collection box.

The rest of the Central Allocation Centers will not be affected.

The fifth wave of the epidemic|The female teacher of North Point Xuezhiyuan Kindergarten is initially diagnosed with suspected local infection source, unknown

[16:08] There are more than 10 preliminary confirmed cases today, including a 26-year-old female kindergarten teacher. The source is unknown.

The patient lives in Phase 3 of Mei Foo New Village. He is a teacher at North Point Academy Kindergarten (King Hao Feng). He last went to work on January 5. He had a fever on January 16 and sought a doctor the next day. The test certificate was initially confirmed at the Baitian Testing Center.

She went to Tsim Sha Tsui donki on January 16.

▼1.15 Enclosure inspection of Dongmanlou, Dakengdong Village▼


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Cross-infection at Silka Seaview Hotel Detonated Transmission Chain

[16:02] Today, 18 new cases have been confirmed, 11 of which are local infections, a new high since the fifth wave.

Two of the cases involved students from the Sisters School of Meifu Delia, and another student from the school was initially diagnosed today, and took the test together with the two confirmed cases. It is suspected that the spread of the class is now, and all the students who took the test must be quarantined.

▼1.17 Enclosure inspection of residences and buildings in Taihe Village, Tai Po▼


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Causeway Bay Little Boss hamster and Tai Po warehouse test positive, government kills 2,000 small animals

[15:58] The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department stated that it will take preventive measures. First of all, it will seize all the animals in the Little Boss in Causeway Bay and the warehouse in Tai Po for further testing. All animals will be treated humanely, and all hamster pet shops in Hong Kong will be closed. Hamsters are handled humanely.

According to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, there are 34 pet shops in Hong Kong that can sell hamsters, involving 1,000 hamsters.

▼The pet shop Little Boss has closed all 14 stores▼


[15:50] Xu Le, director of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, insisted that the possibility of animal-to-human transmission is not ruled out, and is contacting Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, to quarantine customers who bought hamsters. Initially, there were about 300 transactions.

Pet shop Little Boss clerk and customer diagnosed with 1.7 cases and 150 people who have visited must be quarantined

[15:44] The director of the Food and Health Bureau, Chen Zhaoshi, said that a hamster sample from Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, was tested positive for the virus.

Xu Le, director of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, insisted that in addition to a female clerk in the store Little Boss who was infected with Delta, another customer who visited the store was infected with the virus. The 67-year-old female patient lives in Jiasheng House, Block A, Jialong Court, Tianwan Seaside Road. The woman bought a hamster at Little Boss on January 4, and went to the store again on January 8, where she had a conversation with a female clerk who was infected with the virus.

[13:30] A female clerk at Little Boss, a pet store in Causeway Bay, was infected with Delta. It is reported that the government detected the Delta virus in hamster samples in multiple stores when testing the animals involved in the pet store.

The Secretary for Food and Health, Sophia Chan, the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, Leung Siu-fai, the Director-General of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, Mr Xu Lejian, and the Director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, Zhang Zhujun, etc., will give an update of the investigation progress of the case at 3:30 p.m. The latest situation of the epidemic.

Epidemic | 2 students of Pakistani women's group were diagnosed for the first time, and the Sisters School of Mofudilia suspended face-to-face teaching for 14 days

[13:10] The Delia Memorial School (Broadway) in Mei Foo issued a notice that it was notified by the Center for Health Protection that two students were initially diagnosed and their last school date was January 14.

The school announced that the school will suspend face-to-face teaching for the 14th, and switch to online classes from tomorrow (19th) to the 31st, and the exam will be postponed until the 14th of next month.

In addition, the school arranged to clean and disinfect the campus today.

The source said that the two students were involved in a group of 43-year-old Pakistani women.

News: Multiple hamster samples from Little Boss in Causeway Bay brought the first case of human-to-dog transmission in Delta Port

[12:30] There is a female clerk in Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, who has dyed Delta. The shop has not opened for business until 12:00 in the afternoon.

According to the latest news, the government detected the Delta virus in hamster samples in multiple stores when testing the animals involved in the pet store.

LITTLE BOSS Mong Kok branch is closed, a pet store says that pet rats arriving in Hong Kong will be quarantined for at least 14 days

[12:15] The salesperson of Little Boss pet shop in Causeway Bay was infected with the Delta variant virus. The reporter of "Hong Kong 01" visited the Little Boss branch in Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok this morning (18th). During the business hours, no staff was seen opening the door.

Some other pet stores pointed out that most of the imported pet mice are shipped to Hong Kong by ship. Taking chinchillas as an example, they must be quarantined for at least 14 days after arriving in Hong Kong to ensure that they are healthy before they are sold.

▼There are pet shops in Mong Kok that import pets such as pet rats from abroad▼


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[10:47] A female clerk in the Causeway Bay pet store Little Boss was infected with Delta. The incident may involve animal transmission.

The source said that when the authorities tested the animals involved in the pet store, they detected the virus, and it has not yet been confirmed whether there is human-to-human transmission or animal-to-human transmission, but animal transmission has become the focus of the investigation.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in the morning that she had urged the Food and Health Bureau and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department to explain the progress of the case later today.

[10:00] The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, said in the morning that a clerk of a pet store was infected with Delta recently. Since the incident may involve animal transmission, the pet store involved has many branches, so she has urged the Food and Health Bureau and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department to report later today. Time to explain the progress of the case.

▼The whereabouts of the saleswoman in the Little Boss pet shop▼


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[07:00] The government announced that it has completed the compulsory testing operations at Juhe House, Tai Wo Village, Tai Po, and Po Wah Court, No. 450-464, Un Chau Street, Cheung Sha Wan, and no positive test cases were found.

▼1.17 Enclosure inspection of Baohua Pavilion, Changsha Bay▼


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▼Details of the mandatory inspection announcement on January 17▼


Compulsory testing | 7 places including 4 schools are on the list of infected Primary 5 girls to study at Wanchai Tongxin Tuition Center

[00:01] The new crown pneumonia epidemic is raging.

The Food and Health Bureau issued a mandatory testing notice last night (17th), and 7 places were included in the mandatory testing notice, which involved 4 primary and secondary schools, including North Point Jiangsu and Zhejiang Public School, Hennessy Road Government Primary School (Causeway Bay), Mei Foo Dili Sister Asia Memorial School (Broadway), and Sham Shui Po Lee Cheng Uk Government Primary School.

In addition, the confirmed Primary 5 girl had been to the "Child Heart Tutoring Club" on Lockhart Road, Wanchai, and the place also required compulsory inspection. The list also includes the McDonald's Cathay Building branch on Causeway Bay Road.

▼1.17 Secretary for Home Affairs Xu Yingwei completed quarantine and left Penny's Bay▼


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▼The whereabouts of the saleswoman in the Little Boss pet shop▼


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▼1.16 Hong Kong University professor Yuan Guoyong investigates the internal communication of Silka Seaview Hotel▼


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The fifth round of the Anti-epidemic Fund is available for various industries.

(Hong Kong 01 cartography)

▼The fifth round of anti-epidemic funds for all walks of life ▼


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Yesterday's overview: New Coronary Pneumonia.

1.17|The Wangyuelou Group and Cathay Pacific Air Force Officers Arrested Tai Po Patient Test Uncertain

Omicron|Cathay Pacific’s two former air commanders caused Mochizukilou group to be arrested by police for violating quarantine regulations

Hong Weimin Party|Xu Yingwei left Penny's Bay in a private car without saying a word

At least 9 people initially diagnosed with cross-infection at Silka Seaview Hotel

Omicron|Four people in Baohua Pavilion, Changsha Bay, were infected by Pakistani women and the male head of the household worked as a takeaway

Taihe Village Residence and Building Residents Tested Positively, Re-examination Results Uncertain, Building Closure

Students from Su Xi Public School in North Point and Causeway Bay Government Primary School on Hennessy Road were diagnosed as belonging to the Cathay Pacific flight attendant group

Female pet store clerk infected with Delta closest to Pakistani gene is investigating whether animal-to-human transmission

Zhuhai Xiangzhou District will stop and return to Hong Kong and enter Hong Kong. From Tuesday, Zhuhai will be quarantined when arriving in Hong Kong via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

Customs Clearance|Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Shuttle Bus Hong Kong-Zhuhai Line will be suspended from Tuesday until further notice

▼On January 16th, the mobile vaccination station in Qinghe Village, Sheung Shui▼


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New crown vaccine | experts from the Department of Health do not object to children aged 5 to 11 taking 1/3 the dose of foxtail for adults

Vaccine Bubble|The catering industry laments the inability to check the authenticity of the needle card Huang Jielong: App addition is not correct

New Coronary Pneumonia | The government sent 300,000 rapid test kits for free. Civil Affairs Administration: It cannot replace the forced inspection

New Coronary Pneumonia|HKTB announced that 91,000 visits to Hong Kong last year dropped 97.4% from the previous year

Chen Zhaoshi has a chain of communication about the strange community that emerges Delta, and calls on the public to shorten the time for the New Year's goods

The New Year's Eve Flower Market Cancelled | The Orchid King said that the special money would not help much and urged the public to go to the farm to buy New Year flowers in person

Epidemic | Buses will be cut from today, Metrobus 4 overnight routes have to wait one hour, KMB 10 routes have changed

▼Details of KMB's reductions▼


▼Details of NWFB and Citybus schedules▼


New Crown Vaccine | Experts from the Department of Health do not object to the dose of 5 to 11-year-old children taking Fubitai to 1/3Omicron of adults | Four people in Baohua Pavilion, Changsha Bay were infected by Pakistani women. The positive review result is uncertain. The female clerk of the pet shop is infected with Delta, which is the closest to the Pakistani gene. It is investigating whether there is animal-to-human transmission of cross-infection in the Silka Seaview Hotel. Public school, Hennessy Road Causeway Bay government primary school students diagnosed with Cathay Pacific flight attendants group

Source: hk1

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