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A 28-year-old woman who recently arrived from the Philippines tested positive for Covid-19, health authorities reported on Saturday. The Centre for Health Protection reported that the woman had no symptoms. She entered Hong Kong on Feb. 18 via Cebu Pacific flight 5J272, according to government data. She is among the five imported Covid-19 cas...

February 20, 2021
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Two domestic workers from the Philippines who arrived in Hong Kong two weeks ago were found to have contracted Covid-19, health officials confirmed Tuesday.

A staff member of the Health Department’s information and public relations bureau said the workers, aged 37 and 30, arrived in the city on Fe...

February 16, 2021
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Health authorities confirmed 12 new Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong on Sunday—two imported and 10 local—bringing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 10,780.

The Centre for Health Protection reported that an Indonesian domestic worker was among the two cases acquired from outside Hong Kong.


February 14, 2021
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Hong Kong health authorities reported 12 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday—two imported and 10 local—pushing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 10,767.

Among the two imported cases is a 29-year-old domestic worker from the Philippines who arrived on Jan. 30. She tested positive for the virus on her 12th day under...

February 13, 2021
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The Labour Department on Thursday appealed to foreign domestic workers in the city to avoid gatherings and stay home over the long Chinese New Year holiday weekend.

Authorities will conduct anti-epidemic operations in popular FDWs spots from Feb. 12 to 15,  the department announced in a statement on the government ...

February 11, 2021
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Two residential buildings in To Kwa Wan were put under lockdown for Covid-19 testing on Tuesday, as health authorities reported 26 new Covid-19 cases.

Residents of Kiu Yu Mansion and Kiu Fat Mansion along Lok Shan Road were barred from leaving their homes beginning 7 p.m. until all residents are tested for the coron...

February 9, 2021
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A 34-year-old Filipina domestic worker who arrived on Jan. 26 tested positive for the coronavirus while under quarantine, health officials reported Monday.

She is among the 32 new Covid-19 cases the Centre for Health Protection logged as of Monday midnight. Hong Kong has recorded a total of 10,668 infections.


February 8, 2021
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Health authorities detected four preliminary positive cases of Covid-19 in the ambush lockdowns on Sunday night.

Three of the cases were found in Wai Lee Building in Quarry Bay, where around 860 residents have gotten tested. Seven of their close contacts were sent to quarantine centres.

Some 90 h...

February 8, 2021
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Seven Filipino migrant workers who got stranded on Feb. 2 left Hong Kong on Saturday to return to the Philippines, according to a migrant support group.

A Feb. 6 social media post from the Mission For Migrant Workers said the Filipinos left Hong Kong via a rebooked Philippines Airlines flight with a...

February 7, 2021