Health authorities have placed a residential block in Tuen Mun under lockdown on Thursday night after a resident tested preliminarily positive for a mutant strain of the coronavirus.
Occupants of units in Block 6 of Handsome Court will have to undergo compulsory testing overnight.
The 36-year-old resident found with the L452R mutant strain—often linked to the highly contagious Delta variant—is a fully vaccinated returnee from Dubai. She returned to Hong Kong seven days after she left Hong ...
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) said Tuesday it issued legal proceedings on behalf of a foreign domestic worker who alleged that her former employer sexually harassed her.
In a statement on Tuesday, the EOC said the helper was allegedly harassed by her employer several times over the course of her employment, including entering the bathroom naked while she took a shower and masturbating in front of her.
The employer also reportedly made unwelcome sexual requests and remarks to the h...
The Centre for Health Protection confirmed five new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, including two children whose preliminarily positive test results triggered a testing lockdown of a residential block in Taikoo Shing.
The two children, aged 11 and 13, were exempted from designated hotel quarantine as they were relatives of a consular staffer in Hong Kong. They arrived on July 16 and tested preliminarily positive for Covid-19 three days after.
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said the 13-yea...
Qatar Airways passenger flights departing Doha will be barred from landing in Hong Kong for two weeks after four passengers onboard the carrier’s flight to the city tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Centre for Health Protection said the flights operated by the airline will be banned from July 20 to Aug. 2.
The four confirmed Covid-19 cases boarded the QR818 flight on July 18. They are among the seven new Covid-19 cases the CHP confirmed on Tuesday.