The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

He Bailiang expects that there will be more new virus mutation cases in the community, I believe that there will not be a large number of deaths or severe cases

2022-05-23T05:35:08.646Z

The Omicron mutant virus strain BA.2.12.1 sub-strain has entered the community for the first time recently. He Bailiang, director of the Center for Infection and Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong, said on a commercial TV program today (23rd) that it is difficult to completely eliminate the spread of infection in quarantine hotels.



The BA.2.12.1 sub-strain of the Omicron variant virus has entered the community for the first time recently. He Bailiang, director of the Center for Infection and Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong, said on a commercial TV program today (23rd) that it is difficult to completely eliminate the spread in quarantine hotels. Therefore, citizens must have Be mentally prepared, there will be sporadic cases flowing into the community.

However, he also pointed out that as long as most of the citizens have been vaccinated and have been naturally infected before, even if other Omicron variants enter the community, even if the number of cases increases, it is believed that there will not be a large number of deaths or severe illness, and there is still room to adjust the quarantine arrange.


▼On May 22, McDonald's at Cityplaza was closed for disinfection▼


+5

Quarantine hotels are not hospitals, it is impossible to completely eliminate hotel transmission

He Boliang said on the commercial program "Set Off on a Sunny Day" this morning that the design of a quarantine hotel is not a hospital, and it is basically impossible to completely eliminate the spread in the hotel. The fifth wave of outbreaks is precisely because of cases in quarantine hotels.

He said that citizens should be mentally prepared. There are always sporadic cases flowing into the community, and even if the quarantine period is adjusted, it cannot be completely eliminated.

Ho Pak Leung, director of the Centre for Infection and Infectious Diseases at the University of Hong Kong.

(File photo / Photo by Lu Yiming)

▼On May 20, Lan Kwai Fong Hotel @ Jiurufang exploded the BA.2.12.1 new variant virus epidemic▼


+9

There is room to adjust quarantine arrangements to study home quarantine

He Bailiang said that after other Omicron mutant virus strains enter the community, the number of cases may increase.

He continued that there is still room to adjust the quarantine arrangement, such as studying home quarantine, which is always part of the normalcy, but there must always be other measures, such as the person under inspection wearing an electronic wristband to prevent anyone from going out without authorization.

Compulsory testing|The government raided the 13th block of Lung Mun Residence, Tuen Mun, revealing that 17 people violated the announcement and did not have a vaccine permit for testing|From 6.13 to enter the hospital, you must have an injection approved by the Social Association to implement urgent follow-up visits for the inconvenient elderly Patient: The classmates in this class are all shocked. 18 to 59 years old can get the fourth injection. Liu Yulong: The protection is only 1 to 2 months and it is not necessary for the epidemic.

Latest|Liu Yulong pointed out that the fourth non-essential HKU Alumni Association College will have classes as usual today

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2022-05-23

Similar news:

You may like

Trends 24h

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy