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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

6 virus cases in restricted areas

The Government today announced that six COVID-19 cases were found in the compulsory testing exercises for the restricted areas in Sha Tin and Tuen Mun.   It made restriction-testing declarations yesterday to cover Cypress House of Kwong Yuen Estate in Sha Tin and Block 13, Yuet Wu Villa in Tuen Mun.   Two positive and five indeterminate cases were found in Cypress House where around 1,220 people were tested. One sample needs to be re-tested.   At Block 13 of Yuet Wu Villa, 579 people underwent testing. Four of them tested positive for the virus and five indeterminate cases were found.   The Centre for Health Protection will follow up on the cases. 
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