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Haoyuan's hamster-infected male mother Changbo Building works as a security guard or becomes the source of the building's outbreak

2022-01-27T08:34:04.413Z

The fifth wave of the epidemic in Hong Kong is serious, and the "pet shop group" is suspected to expand again. Caiyun (1) Village Chief Bo Building today (27th) added 18 preliminary positive cases, and the building has recorded a total of 22 cases. Government Expert Advisor, University of Hong Kong



The fifth wave of the epidemic in Hong Kong is serious, and the "pet shop group" is suspected to expand again.

Caiyun (1) Village Chief Bo Building today (27th) added 18 preliminary positive cases, and the building has recorded a total of 22 cases.


Yuen Kwok-yung, a government expert advisor and chair professor of the Department of Microbiology of the University of Hong Kong, pointed out that a 26-year-old man kept hamsters in Block E, Mansion Court, Wong Tai Sin. 22 cases caused by Changbolou.

He also pointed out that because the mother of the hamster man would go to the control room for meals, the security guards in the whole village also had to conduct a forced inspection.


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According to the CHP, there are 18 new preliminary positive cases in Changbo Building, in other words, there are a total of 22 cases in the building, distributed in 16 units, which involve different floors and orientations.

The source of the outbreak in the Changbo Building is suspected to be a "pet shop group". After inspecting the Changbo Building, Yuan Guoyong pointed out that the mother of the male patient who was diagnosed with hamsters in Block E of Haoyuan, worked as a security guard in the Changbo Building. "There is reason to believe that it caused it. 22 (Changbo Building) cases.”

Looking through the information, the 26-year-old male patient who raised hamsters lived in Room 5E, Haoyuan, and reported that in early December, he had purchased hamsters at I Love Rabbit, 160 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok.

He developed symptoms such as cough, runny nose and headache on January 15 and sought medical treatment from a private doctor on January 18 and 22.

Later, due to the mandatory inspection of the building, he was tested at the community testing center on January 23, and the result was initially positive, with a CT value of 34, which means that the amount of virus is extremely low.

However, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department announced a few days ago that the hamster tested negative for the new coronavirus.

However, the owner refused the AFCD to test the hamsters for antibodies.

Epidemic | 22 people in Changbo Building were recruited to enclose the whole building, rooms 7 and 11, and other units need to be evacuated from the epidemic.

Overview|The number of confirmed cases breaks 100 again, and the virus reaches more district governments. Is the peak period over?

Source: hk1

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