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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

CE to attend bay area meeting

Chief Executive Carrie Lam will attend a meeting of the Leading Group for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in Guangzhou on April 22.   Mrs Lam will depart for Guangzhou this morning after concluding her activities in relation to the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 in Hainan. She will return to Hong Kong on April 23.   Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit, Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Christopher Hui and Commissioner for the Development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Tommy Yuen will join the trip.   During Mrs Lam's absence, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung will be Acting Chief Executive.
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