The outbreak of new crown pneumonia has been repeated. About 10,000 cases have been confirmed in Hong Kong for seven consecutive days. The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced on Thursday (8th) that there were 14,373 new confirmed cases, of which 798 were imported cases, which was also a record high, and another 27 more The patient died.
The Hospital Authority also announced that another 8-month-old boy was diagnosed in critical condition and is currently in the Prince of Wales Hospital.
The government also announced that the quarantine period for confirmed cases and close contacts will be relaxed from seven days to five.
Summary of yesterday's epidemic:
-143,731 confirmed cases.
Cases have appeared in 37 more nursing homes, involving 67 residents and staff who were diagnosed, and 104 residents who have been in close contact and need to be quarantined.
- 798 imported cases,
- 27 new patients died, bringing the cumulative death toll to 10,891.
The latest effective reproduction rate of local cases at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong is 1.2208, which means that one patient can infect more than one person, and is recovering from a low level.
(Photo from HKU Faculty of Medicine)
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Epidemic｜An increase of 14,373 confirmed cases since late March has reached a new high and 27 people have died since 4.18, the most epidemic situation in a single day.
12.8｜An increase of 14,373 confirmed cases, 798 cases, 27 new deaths and mandatory testing｜41 buildings on the list involved 10 places including Yingcui Peninsula, Harbor Court, Haipianhui, Xiaoguang Pavilion, Xuri Palace, Mandong Village Sewage positive government calls for 50,000 rapid tests of confirmed cases and close contacts 12.9 quarantines reduced to 5 days Change