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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

Cyberport directors named

The Government today announced the appointment of a new director and the reappointment of five serving directors to the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Board of Directors.   The appointments are for two years starting April 1.   The new director is Lau Kwok-fan while the five reappointed directors are Prof Ling Kar-kan, Victor Ng, Charleston Sin, Rosana Wong and Eric Yeung.   Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit welcomed the appointment and reappointments to the Board of Directors.   “With their wealth of experience and expertise in a wide range of businesses and disciplines, the Board Directors will no doubt continue to steer Cyberport in nurturing its startup community and promoting further development of Hong Kong into a leading innovation and digital technology hub.”   Mr Sit also thanked outgoing director Lau Chun-kong for his invaluable contributions to Cyberport over the years.   Click here for the list of board members.
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