Filipino FDW is sole imported case among 11 new COVID-19 cases

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Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection. (FILE PHOTO)

A Filipino domestic worker who returned to Hong Kong is the sole imported case among the 11 recorded coronavirus infections Monday.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said five local cases recorded today came from the Tai Wai Transport City cluster.

Around 30 tenants on the sixth floor of the building where previous infections were reported will be quarantined. Tenants in other floors will also be tested, Chuang added.

The sixth local case was linked to a family cluster.

Four cases had unknown sources of infection and they were all detected through the universal community testing program. One was a 29-year-old woman who was 36 weeks pregnant working at a Chinese medicine dispensary in Prince Edward.

The others are a retired 83-year-old who lived in Tsuen Wan, a 63-year-old male who worked in a Chinese restaurant in Ngau Tau Kok, and a 67-year-old housewife from Choi Hung Estate in Wong Tai Sin.

Three patients with COVID-19 passed away in the past 24 hours, pushing the number of deaths in Hong Kong related to the disease to 97.