The epidemic situation in Kwai Chung Village continues to spread. Zeng Qiyin, co-chairman of the Infectious Disease Advisory Committee of the Medical Association, said on a Hong Kong and Taiwan program this morning (25th) that the fifth wave of the epidemic is on the rise. .
He said that the government should review whether the testing capacity is sufficient, and more areas may be involved in the future, if the capacity is not up to standard, or it may need to seek foreign aid from the mainland.
As for whether Kwai Chung Village needs to continue to be enclosed, he believes that the current 5 days may not be enough, and it is necessary to review the extension of the number of quarantine days and expand the scope of the enclosure.
▼The inspection situation of Kwai Chung Village closed area on January 24▼
Zeng Qiyin said that the fifth wave of the epidemic is on the rise, and if the testing capacity fails to meet the standards, foreign aid will be required
Zeng Qiyin said on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program "Millennium Times" this morning that the fifth wave of the epidemic is on the rise, and more areas may be implicated after that. It is believed that the number of confirmed cases may rise again before the peak period.
He went on to say that the government should conduct forced inspections based on science and data, including using sewage samples to determine the scope of forced inspections, and to check whether there is sufficient testing capacity. assist.
Zeng Qiyin, Co-Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Infectious Diseases of the Medical Association.
There are still cases in Kwai Chung Village or it is necessary to extend the number of quarantine days
The 5-day quarantine in Yat Kwai House will expire tomorrow, but there are still new cases, and cases are still found in other buildings in Kwai Chung Village.
Zeng Qiyin described the village as a "severe disaster area", and residents of the same village may have contact with each other. He believes that it is necessary to review the extension of the quarantine days and expand the enclosure to prevent hidden patients from spreading the virus to other areas.
▼On January 24, the enclosure inspection of Fude Building in Dawokou Village▼
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