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GREEN@TSING YI is officially open

Secretary for Environment & Ecology Tse Chin-wan officiated today at the opening ceremony of GREEN@TSING YI, witnessing the launch of the first GREEN@COMMUNITY Recycling Store in an MTR station.   Kwai Tsing District, in which Tsing Yi is located, is the smallest yet most densely populated district in the New Territories. Addressing the ceremony, Mr Tse said the Environmental Protection Department had extended its GREEN@COMMUNITY network to the MTR Station to enable passengers and nearby residents alike to participate in clean recycling and prepare for the implementation of Municipal Solid Waste Charging.   Separately, he announced the launch of a pilot collaboration programme by the department’s GREEN$ Electronic Participation Incentive Scheme and the MTR’s Carbon Wallet.   Users of the GREEN$ mobile app can convert their Green$ points to Carbon Wallet points and redeem rewards including free single-journey MTR tickets.   With GREEN@TSING YI coming into operation,

6 imported virus cases found

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating six additional COVID-19 cases, all of which are imported.   Five of the new cases involve mutant strains and the mutation test result of the remaining case is pending.   Among the six patients, aged 30 to 69, four arrived in Hong Kong from high-risk places while the others were from medium-risk places.   Five of them tested positive for the virus during quarantine, including one patient who is a close contact of a previous imported case.   The remaining patient, a close contact of another three previous imported cases, tested positive at a hospital where he accompanied one of the infected people.   A total of 60 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, all of which are imported.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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