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The Centre for Health Protection reported one new confirmed case of Covid-19 on Sunday. The case involves a 36-year-old male from Russia. His infection took the number of Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong to 11,887. A total of 34 cases have been reported in the past two weeks, including two local cases.


June 20, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection reported only one imported case of Covid-19 on Saturday. The case involves a 19-year-old girl who flew in from the United Kingdom. She had developed symptoms while under quarantine at a hotel in Ho Man Tin. Her infection pushed Hong Kong's coronavirus case tally to 11,86.


June 19, 2021
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Typhoon Signal Number 1 is now in effect over Hong Kong due to a tropical depression in the South China Sea, the Observatory said.

The Observatory said strong winds are expected over offshore waters and on the high ground overnight. Occasionally squally showers are expected.

At 4 p.m., the tropica...

June 11, 2021
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The detained sister of a Filipina domestic worker who earlier pleaded guilty to multimillion-dollar jewellery theft charges was denied bail on Wednesday.

Marina G. Biala, also a domestic worker, appeared before Magistrate Peter Law at the Eastern Court for the transfer of her case to the District Court for trial.

June 9, 2021
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A 55-year-old Filipina domestic worker who had cancer was fined HK$1,200 after she admitted to stealing four white shirts, a pair of sandals, and six packs of wet wipes from a clothing store in Causeway Bay.

V. Iniego pleaded guilty to the theft charge lodged against her at the Eastern Court on Tuesday.

June 8, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection confirmed seven new Covid-19 cases—six imported and one local—on Monday, bringing the city’s coronavirus case tally to 11,866.

Among the confirmed infections is the elder sister of the 17-year-old Hongkonger who contracted the Alpha variant of the coronaviru...

June 7, 2021
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Four Filipina domestic workers were assisted by Philippine consular officials on Friday after they reported being abandoned by their employer in their flat near Stanley.

Welfare Officer Virsie Tamayao of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration told Hong Kong News that the four workers had wanted to resign from t...

June 6, 2021
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The Labour Department said Tuesday that Covid-19 testing services will still be available to foreign domestic workers in popular helper hangouts on all Sundays of June, and on the Tuen Ng Festival on June 14.

A statement released on the government website said mobile specimen collection stations will be set up in...

June 3, 2021
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A police constable confirmed as a local untraceable Covid-19 case yesterday was found not to have contracted the coronavirus after all, with health officials linking his positive test result to possible contamination.

The Centre for Health Protection on Wednesday said genetic analysis from both the Department of Hea...

June 2, 2021
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The 31-year-old Filipina domestic worker who suffered from seizures shortly after receiving another dose of the vaccine against coronavirus has been discharged from the hospital.

Gemalyn L. Gabon was discharged from the Princess Margaret Hospital on Monday evening, according to Welfare Officer Virsie Tamayao of the ...

June 2, 2021