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Omicron|Pakistani women's quarantine hotel infected with 9 more relatives and friends continue to update the diagnosis, the number of injections

2022-01-18T01:42:15.715Z

The Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus pneumonia in Hong Kong continued to spread, and was also attacked by the Delta variant virus. Seven additional confirmed cases and fewer than 20 preliminary positive cases were reported yesterday (17th), including the Hong Kong Seaview Silka Wine in Yau Ma Tei



The Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus pneumonia in Hong Kong continued to spread, and was also attacked by the Delta variant virus.

Yesterday (17th), there were seven additional confirmed cases and less than 20 preliminary positive cases, including a Pakistani woman who was infected during quarantine at Silka Seaview Hotel in Yau Ma Tei and was only diagnosed when she returned to the community. She lived with five family members and a family of relatives and friends. Four mouths.


Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the tightening of anti-epidemic measures, including the ban on dine-in restaurants in the evening market and the closure of 18 types of premises until February 3.

In addition, she recently announced that if the epidemic is under control, the "vaccine bubble" will be expanded as early as February 4 as a condition for resumption of business. When entering 18 types of premises such as restaurants, citizens must receive at least one dose of vaccine.

At present, the number of people who have received the first dose of the vaccine in Hong Kong has exceeded 5.1 million, and many centers for the vaccination of Fubitai are full of reservations. The government has extended the operation hours of the vaccination centers.


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

The cumulative number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong has exceeded 13,000, and many cases of Omicron variant virus have been recorded. Among the confirmed cases yesterday, one person was suspected to be infected with Delta variant virus. The patient was a saleswoman at Little Boss pet shop in Jardine's Street, Causeway Bay. The source of infection is unknown. .

There were fewer than 20 preliminarily confirmed cases yesterday, including 9 close contacts of a Pakistani woman (No. 13045) who was suspected to have been infected during quarantine earlier, including 5 of the woman’s family members who lived with Dongmanlou, Tai Hang Tung Village, and 4 Relatives and friends who live in Baohua Court, No. 450-464 Un Chau Street, Cheung Sha Wan.

The authorities announced that a 29-year-old man from Jubao Wah Court was working as a delivery driver in Sham Shui Po district.

2. The latest vaccination status

Since the start of the new crown vaccination program in Hong Kong in early 2021, more than 5.1 million people have received the first dose (75.8% of the total population), more than 4.7 million people have received the second dose (70%), and more than 620,000 people have been vaccinated Third stitch.

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 as soon as February 4, including 18 types of premises such as restaurants and fitness centers. Entering the public is required to receive at least one dose of the vaccine.

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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