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epidemic. Latest | Variants BA.4, BA.5 virus spread fast, experts point to the trend into the mainstream

2022-07-05T00:40:51.291Z

The epidemic in Hong Kong continued, with 1,645 new local infections and 196 imported cases yesterday (4th). The number of suspected infections with BA.4 or BA.5 now accounts for



The epidemic in Hong Kong continued, with 1,645 new local infections and 196 imported cases yesterday (4th).

At present, the number of suspected infections with BA.4 or BA.5 accounts for about 1% or less of the total daily cases. However, Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, said that the transmission power of BA.4 or BA.5 Soon, believe or have a chance to become a mainstream virus.


Ho Pak Leung, director of the Center for Infection and Infectious Diseases of the University of Hong Kong, pointed out that the BA.4/5 variant virus has gradually become the mainstream. If the virus strains circulating in surrounding areas are the same as those in Hong Kong, and the severe rate of imported cases is low, there is room to adjust the three-day hotel quarantine for inbound people. Plus four days of home isolation.


Overview of yesterday's epidemic:

epidemic.

Latest | 1841 new infections, 196 imported cases, 600 school reports

The latest local case effective reproduction rate of the Hong Kong University Public School dropped to 1.41, still higher than 1, and the number of cases will continue to increase in the future.

(Photo of HKU Faculty of Medicine)

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Source: hk1

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