Three years after the outbreak, Hong Kong canceled the quarantine order for confirmed cases starting today (30th), and the epidemic prevention has entered another stage.
The Department of Health stopped issuing new confirmed cases at midnight yesterday (29th), the quarantine orders already issued will also be invalidated, and the website for rapid test positive reporting will also be closed, and positive patients will manage themselves.
Together with the increase of 3,283 confirmed cases yesterday, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong in the past three years has reached 2,876,106.
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Summary of yesterday's epidemic:
-An increase of 3,283 confirmed cases, an increase of 1.191% from yesterday.
- There were 111 imported cases, accounting for 3.38% of the total cases.
- 20 new deaths were added, the average death rate dropped slightly to 1.191% on the 7th, the overall death rate remained at 0.46%, and the cumulative death toll was 13,333.
- Cases appeared in 12 more homes, including 13 residents.
- 2 newly confirmed critical cases of children, a 5-year-old boy is in hospital in Princess Margaret Hospital, and an 11-year-old girl is in Hong Kong Children's Hospital.
1.29｜The quarantine order was canceled at midnight tonight, 3283 more cases were diagnosed and 2 more critical cases of children
The immediate effective reproductive rate of local cases compiled by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong dropped to 0.576, temporarily stopped and then fell back.
(Photo from HKU Faculty of Medicine)
▼On Saturday, January 28, believers visited Yuen Yuen College in Tsuen Wan and took pictures of Tai Sui▼
[12:05] The government announced that the Social Welfare Department will stop accepting applications for the "One-off Compassionate Cash Subsidy for Local Patients Confirmed with COVID-19" starting from February 14.
Applications submitted on or before February 13 will not be affected.
The "One-off Compassionate Cash Subsidy for Local Patients Confirmed with COVID-19" was launched on November 27, 2020. It is a temporary measure to provide for infected persons who have to be admitted to public hospitals due to confirmed cases One-off compassionate assistance.
As of January 27, 2023, a total of 2 728 eligible persons have received the subsidy.
With the adjustment of the anti-epidemic measures by the Government and the orderly return to normal life of the people, the Compassionate Cash Subsidy Scheme will cease to operate.
Eligible applicants are requested to submit applications on or before February 13. Late applications will not be accepted.
Applicants may contact the Medical Social Services Department of each public hospital if they have any inquiries.
▼A large number of citizens returned to Hong Kong via Futian Port on January 28▼
Withdrawal of the isolation order｜More than 240,000 people have used the Hetao cabin, which has never been used. Seven isolation facilities have been turned into standby
[08:00] The government’s cancellation of the isolation order for those diagnosed with the new crown today also means that the community isolation facilities have completed their historical mission.
According to the information, there are currently eight community isolation facilities in Hong Kong. Among them, the Penny’s Bay community isolation facility was first opened in April 2020, and the rest were only completed in March last year. Most of them have been in use for only two months.
In addition, the shelter hospital in Hetao District has never been used.
Liu Yulong, a government expert consultant, believes that the new crown pneumonia is now coming to an end, there will be no more major rebounds, and there will be no famous and frightening mutant virus strains. It is suggested that only one or two community isolation facilities should be reserved for isolation purposes.
Chen Kaixin, a constituency member of the Election Committee, believes that there is still a need to retain the Penny’s Bay Community Isolation Facility, which can also be used for isolation if a large unknown infectious disease breaks out in the future. As for other community isolation facilities, they are used as transitional housing or youth dormitories .
She also suggested that the Penny's Bay Community Isolation Facility could also be used as a respite center for residents, so as to facilitate the comprehensive renovation and addition of anti-epidemic facilities.
▼Seven backup community isolation facilities▼
▼On January 24, a large number of devotees visited Che Kung Temple on the third day of the Lunar New Year in Chikou▼
Weekly Epidemic｜Before the cancellation of the quarantine order, the number of new year diagnoses dropped by 32% last week, and the seven-day average death rate increased
[07:00] Three years after the new crown hit Hong Kong, the government lifted the quarantine order today. Those who are infected do not need to be quarantined, those who test positive do not need to report, and those who are infected can go to work and school.
Looking back at the changes in the Hong Kong epidemic in the last week of the quarantine order, last week (January 23-29), that is, a total of 18,052 local and imported cases were recorded between the second day and the eighth day of the new year, compared with the previous week (January 16-22 Day) to 26,387 cases, a sharp decrease of 31.59%; however, the average ratio of imported cases on the 7th rebounded, slightly increasing by 1.15 percentage points to 3.38%.
Last week, the average number of patients staying in hospital was 2,380, a decrease of 28.74% week-on-week.
In terms of death cases, 31 patients died last week, 13 fewer than the previous week; the seven-day average death rate compared with the number of patients increased from 1.158% last week to 1.191%.
▼On January 25th, there were no queues outside the famous Canton Road store▼
▼January 25, High Speed Rail West Kowloon Station was not crowded on the fourth day of the new year▼
▼January 24th New Year's Eve, Ma Riding and Ding Cai are both prosperous▼
▼On January 5, cross-border students will resume face-to-face teaching after the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong▼
▼Market conditions on Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui on the third day of the new year on January 24▼
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Customs clearance｜Tan Yaozong quoted Chen Guoji as soon as a few days to decide to cancel the nucleic acid test and request the withdrawal of the quarantine order｜Outpatient clinics can't meet the needs of private doctors or spend half a day's salary Budget proposal｜Electronic consumer coupons can't help the grassroots to pay rent and the society assists in promoting targeted poverty alleviation 10,000 Dollar Cash Weekly Epidemic｜Before the cancellation of the quarantine order, last week’s Chinese New Year’s diagnosis fell by 32%, the seven-day average death rate rose, and the mainland’s spring break ended 113,000 Hong Kong people returned to Hong Kong’s Lok Ma Chau branch line yesterday, accounting for 30,000.