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2 imported COVID-19 cases detected

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating two additional COVID-19 cases involving men who arrived from Tanzania and the US.   Meanwhile, the centre was notified yesterday of a confirmed case in the UK concerning a 46-year-old man who left Hong Kong for London on Cathay Pacific flight CX251 on July 15. His specimen collected on July 17 tested positive for COVID-19. He was asymptomatic. The centre is following up on the case with the British health authority and epidemiological investigations are underway.   As a prudent measure, Rosedale Hotel Hong Kong, Causeway Bay where the patient had stayed during the incubation period was put under a compulsory testing notice last night, requiring people who had been at the venue for more than two hours from July 4 to 28 to get tested on or before July 31.   A total of 25 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days and all of them were imported.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Gover

8 COVID-19 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating eight additional COVID-19 cases, of which five are imported while the other three are epidemiologically linked with local cases.   The three local cases include a 51-year-old man who stays at The Royal Garden in Tsim Sha Tsui, a 42-year-old man living at Whampoa Garden in Hung Hom and a 39-year-old man who resides at Ocean Pride in Tsuen Wan.   The imported cases are from Indonesia, Turkey, Japan and India.   A total of 146 cases have been recorded in the past 14 days, including 35 local cases, of which 17 are from unknown infection sources.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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