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The Department of Health told Hong Kong News on June 26 that a Hongkonger who stayed in the Philippines for almost 10 months - and then returned to Hong Kong on June 23 - has died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on June 25. He had an underlying illness. Case no. 1180, a 55 year-old man, succumbed to COVID-19 mere days after he tested...

June 26, 2020
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The  Center for Health Protection said on June 24 that two persons with travel history from the Philippines have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), hiking the number of people with COVID-19 who recently came from the Philippines to six. Case no. 1179 is a 47-year-old woman who stayed in the Philippines from March 8 to...

June 24, 2020
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The Centre for Health Protection said on June 7 that a woman with travel history from the Philippines tested positive for the novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19). The 25-year-old woman arrived in Hong Kong on June 6. She was asymptomatic and had no underlying illnesses. She is now confined at the Princess Margaret Hospital. This newest impo...

June 7, 2020
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The Philippine General Consulate said on June 4 that the last Filipino who remained in confinement after being infected with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has already been discharged. The announcement came more than a month after the PCG reported about the last recorded case of the said Filipino who got afflicted with the disease, whi...

June 4, 2020
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https://youtu.be/GMw5gcUYFzs A global money transfer processing company said on June 3 that 'restrictions' in Hong Kong have made it difficult for Filipino domestic workers to send remittances to loved ones abroad. "The nannies from the Philippines, they continue to work in Hong Kong, but due to restrictions, they have not been able to go out...

June 3, 2020
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The Department of Health confirmed to Hong Kong News on April 16 that a Filipina has been discharged from the hospital on April 14 after being cleared of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The Information and Public Relations Division said that case no.360, a Filipina, has been released from the Queen Mary Hospital. The 30-y...

April 16, 2020
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The Department of Health confirmed to Hong Kong News on April 9 that two Filipina domestic workers who arrived in Hong Kong from the United Kingdom and France, respectively, have been infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Case 897 stayed in the United Kingdom from March 13-April 1. She experienced sore throat and s...

April 9, 2020