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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

HK records 6 COVID-19 cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating six additional COVID-19 cases, of which four are imported cases while the other two are epidemiologically linked with a local case.   The two local cases involve a 56-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man who live in Block 4 of La Cite Noble in Tseung Kwan O.   The imported cases are from Indonesia and the Philippines.   A total of 162 cases have been recorded in the past 14 days, including 37 local cases, of which 17 have unknown infection sources.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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