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Hong Kong recorded four new Covid-19 cases, all of them imported, bringing the city’s coronavirus case tally to 11,812.

The four cases—three from Indonesia and one from India—were all foreign domestic workers according to the Department of Health. None of them carried a coronavirus variant of concern.

May 10, 2021
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A Filipina domestic worker was sentenced to six weeks imprisonment on Wednesday for mishandling the three-year-old daughter of her employer last year.

R. Jimenez, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of wilful assault or ill-treatment of a child before Magistrate Jason Wan at the Sha Tin Magistrates Courts.

May 6, 2021
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Customs officers arrested a 25-year-old agency staffer in Yuen Long on Tuesday for reportedly making false claims to a customer on the employment application of a foreign domestic worker.

In a statement, the Hong Kong Customs said they earlier received information alleging that the staffer claimed their agency alr...

May 5, 2021
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The 11 Filipina domestic workers arrested near Chater Garden in Central on Sunday for suspected gambling on the streets are out on bail, police said Monday.

A spokesperson for the Hong Kong Police Force said no charges have been filed against the 11 since the investigations are ongoing.

The Filipi...

April 26, 2021
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Hong Kong recorded six new Covid-19 infections on Sunday—four imported and two locally transmitted—pushing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 11,737.

Data from the Centre for Health Protection showed that one imported case arrived from the Philippines. The 39-year-old female had no symptoms and only tested po...

April 25, 2021
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Health authorities on Tuesday said a hook used to hang food for quarantined individuals in a hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui may have likely caused the transmission of a variant of the coronavirus to three people who stayed there.

The Centre for Health Protection also confirmed the infection of an Indonesian domestic worker,...

April 20, 2021
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Hong Kong recorded 30 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday—the highest daily tally since last month—bringing the city’s caseload to 11,684.

Of the 29 imported cases, 22 were on board TATA SIA Airlines (Vistara) flight UK6395 on Apr. 4.

They tested positive while under hotel quarantine in hotels acr...

April 18, 2021
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Four Indonesian domestic workers who reportedly provided unlicensed dental services to other Indonesians were arrested by Immigration officers on Thursday and Friday.

The workers—aged between 31 to 35 years old—were arrested for “breaching their conditions of stay by practicing dentistry without registration,...

April 17, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection confirmed on Friday 17 new Covid-19 cases—six locally acquired and 11 imported —pushing the city’s coronavirus tally to 11,636.

Five of the six local cases were residents of Meadowlands housing estate in Yuen Long where a couple was earlier confirmed to have Covid-19. A Health ...

April 16, 2021