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270 COVID-19 cases recorded

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 270 additional COVID-19 cases, of which 116 were detected by nucleic acid tests and 154 were identified via rapid antigen tests.   Among the new cases, 31 are imported while the rest are locally infected.   Since the onset of the fifth wave of the epidemic, 1,199,227 people have contracted the virus. One more patient passed away, bringing the total number of deaths in the fifth wave to 9,163.   Moreover, the Hospital Authority announced that a staff member of Haven of Hope Hospital’s catering department tested positive through a rapid antigen test on Thursday. Contact tracing revealed that four more employees from the same department who had dined or stayed in the same accommodation as the patient had also caught COVID-19. These four staff and seven other staff who have been identified as close contacts will be quarantined.   As a precautionary measure, the hospital’s catering department has temporarily suspended o

15 building plans approved in Aug

The Buildings Department approved 15 building plans in August - two on Hong Kong Island, nine in Kowloon and four in the New Territories.   Of the approved plans, six were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, five were for commercial developments and four were for community services developments.   Consent was given for works to start on 24 building projects which will provide 411,170 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 7,469 units, and 489,257 sq m of gross floor area for non-domestic use.   The department also issued 15 occupation permits - one on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and 10 in the New Territories.   Buildings certified for occupation have 37,875 sq m of gross floor area for domestic use involving 510 units, and 7,391 sq m for non-domestic use.
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