7 imported COVID-19 cases found

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Airport runway site cluster grows

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 53 additional COVID-19 cases, of which 44 are locally transmitted, including four more cases from the construction site at Hong Kong International Airport’s third runway.   At a press briefing this afternoon, the centre's Communicable Disease Branch Head Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan said among the local cases, 17 have unknown sources of infection.   She noted that the airport’s Three-runway System construction site cluster has recorded a total of 15 cases, including 13 workers and two of their family members.   Additionally, two buildings in Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai have been included in the compulsory testing notice.   Seven buildings in the specified areas will also be included in the notice.   Among the nine imported cases, six arrived from Indonesia, while the remaining three are from the Philippines and Russia.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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