The epidemic situation in Hong Kong has stabilized, falling back to the level of 8,000 cases for two consecutive days.
Today (26th) there were 8,874 new confirmed cases, including 509 imported cases, and 9 more deaths. A total of 102 cases were reported, an increase of 20 cases from yesterday, and the local XBB also increased by 8 cases to a total of 80 cases.
The Secretary of the Civil Service Bureau, Yang He Beiyin, said today (26th) that citizens can make an appointment to receive the Fubitai bivalent vaccine as the fourth dose from tomorrow, and it will officially start on December 1 (next Thursday). The fourth shot at the vaccination center is to choose a bivalent vaccine.
Yang He Beiyin said that the priority group for bivalent vaccine vaccination includes people over the age of 50, people aged 18 to 49 who work in nursing homes or medical institutions, and people with high exposure to work, and young people with weak immunity between the ages of 12 and 17. The following people are not recommended for the fourth injection.
Summary of today's epidemic situation:
-An increase of 8,874 confirmed cases, a slight decrease of 0.05% from yesterday.
- There were 509 imported cases, accounting for 5.74% of the total cases; compared with 12,802 airport arrivals on the same day, the ratio was 3.98%, and the seven-day average ratio was 4.17%.
-Nine new patients died, with an average 7-day mortality rate of 0.151%, an overall mortality rate of 0.51%, and a total of 10,672 deaths.
-The number of cases of the new mutant virus strain BQ.1.1 substrain in the local area has increased by 20 to 102, and the number of XBB cases has increased by 8 to a total of 80
- A total of 2,625 people were hospitalized, of which 347 were new infections, and 10 new cases were critical and 16 were serious cases.
November 26 Mandatory Testing Announcement
11.25｜An increase of 8,878 confirmed cases and an increase of 16 deaths. Local BQ.1.1 cases increased by 4
The latest effective reproduction rate of local cases at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong is 1.25, which means that one patient can infect more than one person, and the trend is towards a "plateau period".
(Photo from HKU Faculty of Medicine)
▼Weekly Epidemic Press Conference on November 24▼
Xu Zhengyu, director of the Finance and Treasury Bureau, was diagnosed and quarantined, and last went to work on Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the airport's third run
[19:35] A spokesperson for the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau stated that the Director Xu Zhengyu tested positive for the nucleic acid of the 2019 coronavirus disease and is being quarantined according to the guidelines of the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health.
The last time Xu Zhengyu went to work was yesterday (25th). He wore a mask and followed the relevant epidemic prevention measures at work, and performed rapid antigen tests every day.
He has no recent travel history.
Compulsory testing︱Add 51 sea-related love, Metropark Bay, Landan Yau Ma Tei Fire Station is also on the list
[19:00] The authorities announced the list of mandatory testing announcements on November 26, involving 51 locations, including Block 5 in Ma On Shan, Block 2 in Tseung Kwan O, and Block 6 in Tsuen Wan. The Yau Ma Tei Fire Station is also on the list .
Epidemic | 8874 new confirmed cases, 28 more local XBB, BQ.1.1 cases
[17:28] There were 8,874 new confirmed cases in Hong Kong today (26th), which remained at the level of 8,000 for two consecutive days. Among them, imported cases also fell again, accounting for about 5.74% of the total cases.
In addition, 28 more local cases of new variant virus strains were discovered, including 20 cases of BQ.1.1 substrains, bringing the total to 102 cases, and XBB increased by 8 cases.
[13:12] The government sent personnel this morning to check the test certificates of the people tested at the entrance and exit of Block 3, Tsui Ning Garden, Tuen Mun, to confirm whether they have been tested in accordance with the requirements of the mandatory test announcement.
A total of 364 persons under investigation were inspected in this operation.
Three of them were found to have failed to comply with the mandatory testing announcement and were issued mandatory testing orders.
They were required to undergo testing within a specified period as required, and the government also issued a fixed penalty notice of 10,000 yuan to one of them.
Li Jiachao, who became negative on the 6th day of the epidemic: the quick test has "one line" except for the occasional cough
[13:08] Chief Executive Lee Ka-chao concluded his trip to Thailand on Sunday (20th). When he arrived in Hong Kong that night, he took a nucleic acid test at the airport and tested positive.
He said on the social networking site today (26th) that the rapid test results have shown "a line" (negative), except for the occasional cough, he is fine, please rest assured.
The epidemic has not yet peaked Li Xiayin: When it falls back, you can consider those with a yellow code to enter the "group in and group out" restaurants
[12:50] It has been nearly three years since the COVID-19 outbreak, and the government's pace of relaxing epidemic prevention measures has often been questioned as a "step-by-step approach."
Li Xiayin, deputy director of the Medical and Health Bureau, said today (26th) that the current increase in the epidemic situation has not yet peaked, and that it is unwise to relax any measures, but agrees that if the epidemic situation subsides, it is possible to consider relaxing the yellow code holders. restaurants.
Recently, many high-ranking officials did not wear masks during their foreign visits and were found to be infected after returning to Hong Kong. Li Xiayin expressed that she believed that they did it out of courtesy and respect for other countries.
From 12.1 onwards, the fourth dose of Fubitai bivalent vaccine is optional
[10:38] The first batch of approximately 770,000 doses of the bivalent vaccine Fubita arrived in Hong Kong yesterday. The government announced today (26th) that eligible persons aged 12 or above can choose to be vaccinated with Fubita bivalent starting from December 1. The online appointment service will start at 9:00 am tomorrow (27th).
New crown vaccine: The picture is a photo released by the Associated Press on August 26, 2022, showing the packaging of a new version of the bivalent new crown vaccine in a Michigan factory in the United States. The vaccine was developed by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the German biotech company BioNTech. It targets the new crown Virus variant strains Omicron subtypes BA.4 and BA.5, while protecting against the original strain.
Fubitai bivalent vaccine arrives in Hong Kong on 12.1 and can be used as the fourth dose by appointment from tomorrow
[09:45] The first batch of about 770,000 doses of Fubitai bivalent vaccine has arrived in Hong Kong. The Secretary for the Civil Service, Yang Ho Pei-yin, said on a radio program today (26th) that the bivalent vaccine will be administered from December 1.
When citizens make appointments for the fourth dose of the new crown vaccine tomorrow (27th), they can choose a bivalent vaccine.
From December 1st, when the fourth injection is given at the vaccination center on the same day, you can also choose to receive the bivalent vaccine.
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