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New Coronary Pneumonia|Sun Yuhan: The elderly who have not lived in the temporary quarantine center for the past six months have passed away

2022-12-07T05:03:36.065Z

The Temporary Quarantine Center set up by the Social Welfare Department at the AsiaWorld-Expo, from May to November 23 this year, has received a total of 12,076 elderly people in residential care homes who have been listed as close contacts. Sun Yuhan, Secretary for Labor and Welfare



The Temporary Quarantine Center set up by the Social Welfare Department at the AsiaWorld-Expo, from May to November 23 this year, has received a total of 12,076 elderly people in residential care homes who have been listed as close contacts. Sun Yuhan, Secretary for Labor and Welfare, said, Elderly residents who did not stay passed away during the quarantine period.


Sun Yuhan.

(Photo by Ou Jiale)

The Secretary for Labor and Welfare, Sun Yuhan, replied in writing to Legislative Council Member Jiang Yuhuan about the quarantine arrangements for residential care homes for the elderly, pointing out that a temporary quarantine center will be set up at the AsiaWorld-Expo, providing a total of 1,080 quarantine beds for residents living in residential care homes and homes for the disabled However, residents who are defined as close contacts of patients diagnosed with 2019 coronavirus disease.

The highest single-day usage rate is 87%.

AsiaWorld-Expo converted all of its original facilities into a quarantine center on June 27.

(Photo from FB of Labor and Welfare Bureau)

Sun Yuhan also pointed out that the special care team hired by the SWD provides 24-hour care services for people in quarantine, and the medical staff of the Department of Health and the Hospital Authority conduct medical monitoring and provide medical support.

The care team provides daily care and nursing care for people in quarantine, including feeding, maintaining personal hygiene, including wiping, changing diapers, cleaning the face and mouth, etc., and arranging to take necessary medicines.

At present, each care team is responsible for 270 quarantine beds, and there are 10 nurses, 14 health workers and 68 personal care workers on duty during two shifts every day.

The nurses of the care team must hold relevant professional qualifications, and the health workers must also be properly registered before they can perform their duties in the quarantine centre.

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Source: hk1

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