A Filipina among confirmed five imported cases today

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Electron microscopic image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19. (Centre for Disease Control and Prevention/Public Health Image Library/cdc.gov)

Health Authorities confirmed five imported Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong on Monday, including a Filipina.

The 53-year-old Filipina worker tested for Covid-19 while under quarantine in Tung Chung, Hong Kong. The four other imported cases today came from the US, Kenya and Myanmar.

The woman received two doses of vaccine from CoronaVac in the Philippines on June 14 and July 12 and is currently asymptomatic.

Last Sunday, another Filipino tested positive for Covid-19. He is fully vaccinated with BioNTech in Hong Kong last March 23 and April 13. He is also asymptomatic.

The CHP also reported that the blood specimen tested was positive for anti-spike protein antibody.

A total of 39 cases have been reported in the past 14 days (September 6 to 19) and all of them are imported cases.