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epidemic. Latest | 6,261 new confirmed cases, 66 patients died

2023-01-15T09:15:11.222Z


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 their 48-hour nucleic acid tests during the inspection of passengers’ luggage. negative report.


In terms of the epidemic situation in Hong Kong, the number of confirmed cases continued to cool down, falling below 8,000 cases. Yesterday (14th) there were 7,749 confirmed cases, a decrease of 6.18% from the previous day. With 54 more deaths, the 7-day average death rate rose to 0.676%. It is the highest level since mid-May last year.


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.

▼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 actual surveys are "auspicious" HKU mainland students are excited to return to their hometown

[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 at a time. Drugstores are recommended to limit the sale of 60 capsules of paracetamol. Chamber of Commerce: A circular 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 use technology to monitor the crowds and crowds will distribute tickets. 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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