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epidemic. Latest|6261 confirmed cases increased by 20% on a daily basis, 66 patients died

2023-01-15T09:21:33.238Z


The Hong Kong section of the high-speed rail reopened today (15th) after being suspended for three years. The first train to Shenzhen North Station departs at 7:03, and the first train to Guangzhou East Station, a newly added station after the resumption of operation, departs at 8:01. The MTR stated that the high-speed rail


The Hong Kong section of the high-speed rail reopened today (15th) after being suspended for three years. The first train to Shenzhen North Station departs at 7:03, and the first train to Guangzhou East Station, a newly added station after the resumption of operation, departs at 8:01.

MTR stated that the high-speed rail West Kowloon Station has been fully cleaned and disinfected. Passengers are required to wear masks all the way on the high-speed rail, and are prohibited from carrying disinfectants and disinfectant sprays on board. MTR staff will also check passengers' 48-hour nucleic acid testing during the luggage inspection negative report.


In terms of the epidemic situation in Hong Kong, the Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that there were 6,091 new local infection cases and 170 positive imported cases.

An additional 66 patients died, bringing the total to 12,813.


Summary of yesterday's epidemic:

-An increase of 7,749 confirmed cases, a decrease of 6.1% from yesterday.


- There were 186 imported cases, accounting for 2.4% of the overall case rate; compared with 23,647 airport arrivals on the same day, the confirmed rate was 0.79%, and the seven-day average rate was 1.16%.


- 54 new patients died, the 7-day average mortality rate was 0.676%, the overall mortality rate remained at 0.45%, and the cumulative death toll was 12,747.


-The number of local cases with new mutant virus strains increased by 6, including 36 cases with 3 more cases of BF.7, and 210 cases with 3 more cases of BQ1.1.

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1.14|An increase of 7,749 cases and an increase of 54 deaths, an increase of 6 cases of local new mutated virus strains

The immediate effective reproductive rate of local cases compiled by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong has dropped to 0.7083, but there are signs of recovery.

(Photo from HKU Faculty of Medicine)

[17:00] The Center for Health Protection of the Department of Health announced that there were 6,091 new local infection cases and 170 positive imported cases.

An additional 66 patients died, bringing the total to 12,813.

9 housing estates in Maanshan Lan'an, Huilang Huiqing, Daxing Garden and other 9 housing estates have positive sewage and 40,000 people need to be tested quickly

[16:51] The government said today (15th) that nine sites in the Eastern District, Sha Tin District, and Tuen Mun District tested positive for sewage, indicating that there may be hidden patients in the premises in this area. A total of about 40,000 quick test kits were distributed to residents, cleaning staff and property management staff of 9 housing estates or villages in Ma On Shan, Lan An, Hui Long and Hui Qing, as well as Tai Hing Garden in Tuen Mun District and Hong Wai Garden in Quarry Bay. Self-test to help identify infected people.

Direct view of Guangzhou East Railway Station|The intercity through train has closed the gate and the self-service machine needs to enter "XG" to sell back to Hong Kong tickets

[15:26] The West Kowloon Station of the Hong Kong High Speed ​​Rail reopened today (15th), and new trains are added from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou East Station. The official estimated journey time is about 1 hour and 42 minutes.

After Hong Kong people take their Home Return Permit and exit the gate, there will be arrows on the ground indicating to go to the public transport station. If you want to return to Hong Kong, you can buy tickets on the spot, but only 4 self-service ticket vending machines provide return tickets to Hong Kong. To enter the destination, you need to enter "XG " (Hong Kong Mandarin abbreviation) will display "Hong Kong West Kowloon Station".

After completing the security check, you can go to the waiting room No. 4 on the fourth floor and wait for instructions to board the train on the platform.

▼January 15 Guangzhou East Railway Station direct hit▼


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High-speed rail|Hong Kong people living in the United States and Guangzhou visited relatives and then took the high-speed rail back to Hong Kong and then returned to China and praised: the high-speed rail is good

[14:50] The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been suspended for three years and resumed today (15th) after the closure of the two places.

At 10:00 in the morning, another high-speed train arrived in Hong Kong. Many of the passengers were Hong Kong residents. Some of them often commute to and from China and Hong Kong for work.

They all think that the high-speed rail is convenient and fast, and they clearly stated that they will take the high-speed rail next time they go north, "I plan to basically choose the high-speed rail in the future!"

Guangzhou East Direct|The high-speed rail journey takes 1 hour and 37 minutes, which is faster than expected

[14:17] Hong Kong High Speed ​​Rail West Kowloon Station resumed operation today (15th), and a new branch line to Guangzhou East was added.

"Hong Kong 01" took the first G6552 train to Guangzhou East, and the whole journey took 1 hour and 37 minutes, 4 minutes faster than expected.

If passengers are hungry, they can visit the canteen, which offers porridge, claypot rice, noodles, cakes, double-skin milk, etc. However, when the reporter took out cash, the canteen encouraged passengers to use "Alipay". "Look for "loose paper".

Reopening of high-speed rail|West Kowloon Station, two inspections in one place, filling in the electronic declaration card and leaving Hong Kong takes 20 minutes

[13:25] Hong Kong’s high-speed rail has finally resumed operation today (15th) after three years of suspension. I believe that many citizens feel unfamiliar because they haven’t taken the high-speed rail for a long time. The reporter of "Hong Kong 01" actually boarded the train at West Kowloon Station, and passengers boarded at the gate of the self-service passage , Insert the Home Return Permit to enter the gate.

However, it takes more time to process the electronic health declaration, and it took 10 minutes to complete. In particular, it is necessary to provide "other domestic contacts".

Afterwards, you can go to the waiting room to wait for boarding after you complete the entry procedures through the two inspections in one place.

The whole journey takes about 20 minutes.

Customs clearance|Long queues for China and Hong Kong car inspections take half a year to digest

[13:17] Hong Kong’s customs clearance with the mainland began in stages on the 8th of last month. The only car inspection center in Hong Kong that provides cross-border vehicle inspection services, "China Inspection Co., Ltd." The owner of the Zhonghong brand car failed to inspect the car, and his dream of returning home was shattered.

Li Peiyao, president of the Hong Kong Society of Automobile Manufacturers, predicts that if there is only one vehicle inspection center in Hong Kong that can provide vehicle inspection services, it will take at least half a year to digest the current at least 30,000 vehicles with Chinese and Hong Kong license plates. It is suggested that the Hong Kong government refer to Macao and authorize The vehicle inspection center (Car Testing Center) appointed by the government has been appointed to reduce the pressure of the intermediate inspection.


Guangzhou East Direct|Women take their parents to Hong Kong to praise the convenience and speed Hong Kong mother: Tickets are expensive but you can buy time

[13:15] The Hong Kong High Speed ​​Rail was put into operation again today (15th), and the frequency between West Kowloon Station and Guangzhou East Station was added.

Many passengers living in Guangzhou East praised the convenience of the new trains. A woman took her two elderly people to Hong Kong for a trip, and described the West Kowloon Station as "refreshing". inconvenient.



A Hong Kong mother who works in Guangzhou East took her son who hadn’t returned to Hong Kong for three years to visit relatives. She said with a smile, “I may not know anyone anymore.” Luohu, the ticket is a little expensive, but it buys time.”

▼Procedures for taking the high-speed rail out of the country on January 15▼


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▼On January 15, the first train from the new branch line to Guangzhou East will leave▼


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High-speed rail reopening|MTR pointed out that many trains are full today and sporadic passengers have problems with nucleic acid reports and need to turn back

[11:05] The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail, which has been suspended for three years, finally reopened today (15th).

Zhang Zhiqiang, the general manager of the MTR Transit Railway, said this morning that the overall operation is smooth, and the tickets for many trains are sold out. Only sporadic passengers who have a problem with their nucleic acid test reports need to return to the mainland, and then the local customs will make corresponding arrangements.

In addition, the high-speed rail tickets have been completely changed to electronic, and there are no longer physical tickets. Travel documents, such as home return permits, are required to enter the gate.

Zhang Zhiqiang reminded that if you use the Home Return Permit to enter the gate, the passport with the face facing up should be placed in the upper left corner, and the mask should be removed to allow the facial recognition system to verify the information.

Resumption of high-speed rail|Lin Shixiong refers to the study of increasing tickets to Guangzhou without re-opening the long-distance train timetable

[09:30] The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail, which has been suspended for nearly three years, restarted today (15th). The Secretary for Transport and Logistics, Lam Sai-hung, said at the West Kowloon high-speed rail station this morning that only short-distance train services will be provided at the initial stage of resumption, and long-distance train services will not be reopened. The specific timetable of the train will depend on the operation of the West Kowloon Station and then communicate with the Mainland.

He also pointed out that he has noticed that the train tickets to Guangzhou are relatively tight, and will observe the operating conditions after the reopening, and study whether there is room to increase tickets.

▼On January 15, the MTR arranged to welcome the first batch of southbound high-speed rail passengers▼


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High-speed rail reopening|The first batch of passengers arrived in Hong Kong at about 8:00 and Shenzhen residents went back and forth to play two parks within the same day

[09:11] The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been suspended for three years and resumed today (15th) after the two places were closed.

The first southbound high-speed train arrived in Hong Kong at nearly 8:00 in the morning. The first passenger who left the gate came to Hong Kong to meet with customers, so he made a special trip to take the first train, which is very commemorative.

There are also tourists who plan to go back and forth within the same day and plan to play in Disneyland and Ocean Park, and the amount will be "no upper limit".

▼On January 15, there were not many passengers on the high-speed train to Shenzhen North at 7:20▼


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High-speed rail opened to traffic|The new branch line goes to the east of Guangzhou and sails to the east of Guangzhou

[08:41] The Hong Kong section of the high-speed rail was suspended for three years due to the new crown virus epidemic, and finally resumed today (15th).

The first G6552 train departs from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station via the new branch line to Guangzhou East at 08:01.

There are many passengers waiting at West Kowloon Station this morning, but most of them are going to Futian, Dongguan and other places.

A girl who has been studying in Hong Kong for many years said that during the epidemic, she was often quarantined for more than ten days when she returned to the mainland, which deterred her. Therefore, she has not returned to her hometown for nearly four years and misses her family very much.

She pointed out that the transfer at West Kowloon Station was faster and more convenient than before at Lo Wu, and said with a smile, "I can go back every week from now on."

▼The high-speed rail Hong Kong section resumed operation on January 15▼


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High-speed rail recommencement|Sold out on the website, 90% of the "auspicious" seats were measured

[08:21] The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link, which has been suspended for three years due to the epidemic, resumed operations today (15th), providing high-speed rail trains to Shenzhen North, Guangzhou South and Guangzhou East.

The first train departs at 7:03 in the morning, and "Hong Kong 01" takes the second train bound for Shenzhen North Station at 7:20. The train was sold out on the 12306 website on the day the ticket sales started, but the actual number of people on the train was sparse. There is no one sitting in the seat.

A doctoral student from the University of Hong Kong took the high-speed train from Shandong to Hong Kong three years ago. Unexpectedly, the epidemic separated him from his family for three years. Today, he was excited to take the high-speed train back to his hometown for the Chinese New Year. He expected to hug his family and have dinner with them when he arrived.

▼January 13, the high-speed rail ticket sales resumed on the second day, and the ticket purchases were greatly reduced▼


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High-speed rail resumed|50 passengers have arrived at the station before dawn

[07:31] The Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link resumed operation today (15th) after being suspended for three years. The first train left for Shenzhen North Station at 7:03 this morning.

At about 5:00 in the morning, about 50 passengers were already waiting outside the gates of the West Kowloon Station of the High Speed ​​Rail to enter the station.

Some railway fans deliberately wore the uniforms of Chinese railway personnel this morning, pretending to be Chinese railway personnel, and took the first train at the scene. The first train regretted, "It was so sad at that time, I really wanted to come."

High-speed rail reopening|The first train departs for Shenzhen North Station. British immigrant families take a detour to return to their hometowns to visit relatives

[06:06] The Hong Kong section of the high-speed rail was suspended for three years due to the new crown virus epidemic, and finally resumed today (15th). The first train departed from the high-speed rail West Kowloon Station to Shenzhen North Station at 7:03. Some passengers arrived early in the morning Wait at the station to get on the train and receive souvenirs.

It resumed operation today and added three new stations, which can directly reach Guangzhou East Railway Station in the center of Guangzhou.

The first train to Dongguan and Guangzhou East Railway Station departs at 8:10 a.m.

The Hong Kong section of the high-speed rail resumed operation today (15th). MTR executives (from left) MTR Corporation Affairs Director Cai Shaomian, CEO Jin Zepei Chairman Ouyang Boquan, Hong Kong Passenger Service Director Yang Mei, and Train Operations Director Li Jiarun held a resume at 6:00 this morning Ribbon cutting ceremony.

(Photo by Liao Yanxiong)

▼Schematic diagram of the high-speed rail booking process at West Kowloon High-speed Rail Station on January 12▼


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▼On January 12, it was extremely difficult for Zhonggang vehicles to go to the designated vehicle inspection center for "China Inspection"▼


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▼Mong Kok Tourist Center reopened on January 12▼


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▼January 12, Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple announced the arrangement of burning incense on the top▼


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Customs Clearance|The number of customs clearance quotas on the 29th year is full Renew the arrangement for a maximum of four weeks each dispensing Drugstores limit the sale of 60 capsules of paracetamol Chamber of Commerce: A notice has been issued calling for each person to sell no more than 3 boxes Kong Fanyi: The epidemic is basically over. New Year’s Eve|Victoria Park, Flower Market Park and Tsuen Wan Flower Market are using technology to monitor the crowds and crowds will be distributed. Zhongda Hospital cancels the designated isolation ward to receive new crown patients. Incheon Airport 1.17 Inaugural flight The government announced that the retail reference quantity of drugs containing "paracetamol" should not exceed 60 tablets per person

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