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The Centre for Health Protection reported seven new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, all but one of them imported.

A newly arrived domestic worker from the Philippines has tested positive for a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A spokesperson for the Health Department said the 41-year-old Filipina entered Hong Kong on Mar...

March 30, 2021
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Hong Kong has recorded no locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the first time in over four months.

All six cases the Centre for Health Protection reported on Saturday were imported.

Two were from the Philippines: a 44-year-old male and a 28-year-old female who were both asymptomatic. Another two we...

March 27, 2021
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Imported cases make up most of the newly confirmed Covid-19 infections logged today in a seeming downtrend of local transmissions.

The Centre for Health Protection reported 11 new Covid-19 cases on Friday—eight imported and three local—bringing Hong Kong’s case tally to 11,440.

Of the eight ...

March 26, 2021
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Hong Kong saw nine new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 11,429.

Five of the cases were imported, all of which were found carrying a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Two of them, aged 30 and 40, are domestic workers from the Philippines who arrived in Hong Kong on M...

March 25, 2021
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A Filipino domestic worker was charged with drug trafficking and overstaying at the Eastern Magistrates Courts on Tuesday.

D. Miswara was accused of trafficking 16 grams of cannabis near the MTR station in Kennedy Town on Mar. 11.

She was also accused of remaining in Hong Kong until Mar. 22, 10 d...

March 23, 2021
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Hong Kong health authorities recorded 12 new Covid-19 cases—eight imported and four locally transmitted—bringing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 11,410.

The Centre for Health Protection said on Tuesday three of the local infections were linked to previous cases. The sole Covid-19 case without a traceable or...

March 23, 2021
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The mutated variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, was detected in two domestic workers who recently arrived from the Philippines, a Health Department staffer said.

The workers, aged 45 and 35, were among the 10 new Covid-19 cases health authorities confirmed on Thursday.

The 35-y...

March 18, 2021
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A man was fined HK$11,250 after he was convicted of operating an employment agency without a valid license at the West Kowloon Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

In a press release, the Labour Department said its Employment Agencies Administration received a complaint against a man from an employer hiring a foreign dome...

March 18, 2021
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Two Filipinas were sentenced to jail on Wednesday after they were found illegally working in a restaurant in Tsuen Wan.

N. Gallardo, 48, admitted to charges of breaching the conditions of her stay in Hong Kong when she worked as a dishwasher in a restaurant in OP Mall.

The Immigration Department c...

March 17, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection on Tuesday reported 18 new Covid-19 cases—five imported and 13 local—taking the city’s coronavirus infection tally to 11,330.

Two of the local cases had no traceable infection source: they are a 38-year-old IT engineer and a staffer at the US Consulate General in Hong Kong.

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March 16, 2021