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HK logs 3.3k COVID-19 cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 3,362 additional locally acquired COVID-19 cases, of which 493 were identified through nucleic acid tests and 2,869 via rapid antigen tests.   Separately, 118 imported cases were detected.   Furthermore, seven residential care homes for the elderly and one for disabled people logged nine cases involving their residents.   The Hospital Authority reported that 33 patients passed away in public hospitals. According to a preliminary analysis, the cause of death for 13 patients was related to COVID-19, while that of the remaining 20 patients was unrelated.   It also registered six more critical cases, bringing the number of patients in critical condition to 99.   As there were positive sewage test results with relatively high viral loads in several areas of Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Kowloon City districts, the respective district offices will distribute COVID-19 rapid test kits to relevant residents as well as cleaning

1.1k cases found in restricted areas

The Government today announced that 1,197 preliminary positive COVID-19 cases were found in the compulsory testing exercises for the restricted areas in Sham Shui Po, Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Sha Tin, Tuen Mun and Tsing Yi.   It made a restriction-testing declaration yesterday for Lai Kuk House of Lai Kok Estate in Sham Shui Po where 738 people were tested and 86 preliminary positive cases were identified.   At Tin Chu House of Shun Tin Estate in Kwun Tong, 276 out of the 1,280 people tested received a preliminary positive result.   For Fu Yuen House of Chuk Yuen (South) Estate in Wong Tai Sin, 227 initially positive COVID-19 cases were found after testing 1,500 people.   As for Sin Sam House of Lung Hang Estate in Sha Tin, 1,630 people were tested of which 294 preliminarily tested positive.   Regarding Tip Ling House of Butterfly Estate in Tuen Mun, 209 initially positive COVID-19 cases were found after testing 1,130 people.   Meanwhile, at Hang Chun House of Cheung Hang Estate in Tsing Yi, 105 out of 1,530 people initially tested positive for the virus.   There were also 120 indeterminate cases in the restricted areas, the Government added.
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