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Hong Kong today (16th) added 14,903 local infection cases and 823 imported cases, a total of 15,726 new confirmed cases, about 1,300 less than the previous day, and 32 more patients died.

Hong Kong today (16th) added 14,903 local infection cases and 823 imported cases, a total of 15,726 new confirmed cases, about 1,300 cases less than the previous day, and 32 more patients died. So far, the cumulative number of deaths in Hong Kong has reached 11 , 107 cases.

Chief Executive Li Jiachao sent reassurance last night. He wrote on Facebook that customs clearance in 2023 is "very realistically possible." , Resuming exchanges between the two places step by step.

Summary of today's epidemic situation:

-15,726 confirmed cases, a drop of 7.9% compared with yesterday's epidemic situation, maintaining the level of over 10,000 cases on the tenth day.

- There were 823 imported cases, accounting for 5.23% of the total cases and 4.55% of the 18,081 inbound tourists.

-Death cases increased by 32, with a cumulative death toll of 11,107, and the cumulative death rate for the whole period remained at 0.48%.

-The number of cases of local new mutant virus strains increased by 11, including 2 more cases of XBB, a total of 136 cases, 1 increase of BF.7, a total of 8 cases, and an increase of 8 cases of BQ.1.1, a total of 163 cases.


12.15|An increase of 17,080 confirmed cases and an increase of 19 deaths. The seven-day average death rate dropped slightly

List of relaxed epidemic prevention measures:

1. Citizens no longer need to scan the "Travel with Peace of Mind", but they will still be "anti-scanned" when entering designated places, that is, they still need to use Vaccine Pass

2. The "yellow code" will be cancelled, and citizens can enter designated places after entering the country

. Nucleic acid testing for people from the Mainland and Macao at ports

4. Adjust the local nucleic acid testing strategy and gradually reduce the number of testing announcements issued to residential buildings

5. Cancel the requirement for electronic wristbands for people in home quarantine

The latest effective reproduction rate of local cases at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong is 1.41, that is, one patient infects about 1.5 people, showing signs of a plateau.

(Photo from HKU Faculty of Medicine)

[20:12] The spokesperson of the Education Bureau said that the Director of the Education Bureau, Cai Ruolian, and the Deputy Director, Shi Junhui, were listed as close contacts of a positive case. They are undergoing home quarantine in accordance with the guidelines of the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health, and will work from home during the period.

The spokesperson said that Cai Ruolian and Shi Junhui have been conducting regular nucleic acid tests for COVID-19.

They had undergone rapid antigen tests today and the results were all negative.

▼On December 15, the Education Bureau announced the "Guidelines for Teachers' Professional Ethics" and listed eight categories▼


15,726 more confirmed cases, 32 more people, the death rate remains at 0.48%, Hong Kong University Goben: The mask order should be canceled

[17:05] The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that as of 00:00 on December 16, the center is investigating 14 903 new local infection cases with positive tests in the past 24 hours, including 2872 positive cases of nucleic acid tests and 12 031 positive rapid tests.

In addition, there were 823 new positive imported cases, of which 457 involved airport test samples, 293 involved samples from the first to third days, and the remaining 73 involved samples from the fourth to seventh days.

[13:05] The Macao Special Administrative Region Government announced that starting from 00:00 tomorrow (17th), it will relax the epidemic prevention measures for Hong Kong, Taiwan and foreign immigrants. The current "5+3" measures include centralized isolation medical observation and 3-day home isolation Medical observation will be changed to "optimized 5+3" from midnight, which means 5 days of home isolation medical observation and 3 days of departure restrictions.

When boarding a plane, boarding a ship or boarding a car to come to Macau, you must have a negative nucleic acid test report within 48 hours of the sampling date and prepare an appropriate amount of quick test kits for each person, but you do not need to book a medical observation hotel in Macau, nor do you need to prepay the nucleic acid test fee.

After entering the country, the health code is changed to a red code, and a nucleic acid test sample must be taken on arrival, and you cannot go to the mainland through Macau until 00:00 on the ninth day from the day after your entry.

If the nucleic acid test result is negative at the time of entry, a quick test will be carried out and the results uploaded every day for 3 consecutive days starting from the day after entry, and the code will be changed to yellow on the 3rd day.

On the 4th and 5th day from the next day of entry, the rapid test must continue to be carried out every day; after the rapid test is negative for 2 consecutive days, it will be converted to a green code.

Macau Switch︱From 12.17 onwards No need for hotel quarantine and change to 5-day home quarantine: Optimized in response to the new ten regulations

[12:30] The spokesperson of the Bureau of Environment and Ecology said today (16th) that a family member of Liu Liqun, Permanent Secretary (Food) of the Bureau of Environment and Ecology, was diagnosed with the new crown virus disease. She is now undergoing home quarantine according to the guidelines of the Center for Health Protection. Will work from home during quarantine.

Liu Liqun has regularly undergone new coronavirus nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests, and the results are all negative. She wears a mask and abides by relevant epidemic prevention measures when she is working.

Liu Liqun, Permanent Secretary of the Environmental Bureau, tested negative quickly because his family members were infected with the epidemic.

[12:20] The government continued to conduct surprise inspections on two mandatory inspection buildings this morning (16th).

Among them, the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Office and the Secretariat of the University Grants Committee, together with the Kwai Tsing Police District and the Department of Health, carried out law enforcement operations at Block 3, Haixin Garden, Tsing Yi, which was included in the mandatory testing announcement earlier, and checked a total of 185 people. Among them, 11 people were found to have failed to comply with the mandatory testing announcement, so they were issued a mandatory testing order, and the government issued a fixed penalty notice of 10,000 yuan to 8 of them.

The action starts at 8:30pm and ends at 11:30am.

In addition, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, together with the Sau Mau Ping Police District and the Department of Health, carried out law enforcement operations at Kai Hong Court, Kai Tai Court, Kowloon Bay, which was earlier included in the mandatory testing announcement. A total of 155 people were inspected, and all of them were tested in accordance with the regulations.

The operation started at about 8:00 am and ended at about 11:30 am.

▼December 14, the restaurant situation on the first day of the cancellation of the safe travel program▼


▼On December 14, there will be no "yellow code" restrictions for those entering Taiwan and other places▼


▼On December 14, the HKTB received about 60 representatives of the tourism industry in Southeast Asia to visit Hong Kong in person▼

▼On December 13th, the government announced the cancellation of scanning for safe travel▼


▼On December 13th, the government announced the cancellation of scanning for safe travel▼


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▼On December 13, the Medical and Health Bureau announced the latest epidemic prevention arrangements▼


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Source: hk1

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