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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

HK probes 1.4k COVID-19 cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 1,407 additional COVID-19 cases, of which 13 are imported and the rest are locally infected.   Among the new cases, 698 were detected by nucleic acid tests while 709 were identified via rapid antigen tests.   More than 1.17 million people have contracted the virus since the onset of the fifth wave of the epidemic, involving 8,614 deaths.     This afternoon, the Government made restriction-testing declarations to cover Hei Lai House of Wah Lai Estate in Kwai Chung and Shui Fung House of Tin Shui (II) Estate in Tin Shui Wai, citing the viral load in sewage, information of relevant positive cases and other circumstantial factors.   People in the restricted areas must undergo compulsory testing before the specified deadline.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government’s dedicated webpage.
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