HK reports 13 Covid cases with three infections untraceable

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Hong Kong has recorded 13 new confirmed Covid-19 cases - seven local and six imported – bringing the tally to 11,033 cases, according to the Centre for Health Protection.

Among the 13 patients were five men and eight women, aged between 18 to 83 years. There were also around ten preliminary positive cases today.

Chuang Shuk-kwan, head of the Centre for Health Protection's Communicable Disease Branch, said of the local cases today, three of them were linked to previous local infections and the other four with untraceable sources.

The six imported cases today were two returnees from Indonesia, Pakistan and Dubai respectively.

The four patients with untraceable infections live in Lai King Building in Wong Tai Sin, Tower 7 of HKUST Staff Quarters in Sai Kung, Block 10 of City One Shatin, and Sau Hong House of Sau Mau Ping Estate in Kwun Tong.

Chuang said among the four include an unemployed individual, a housewife and a retired staff of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The remaining individual has not been to work during the infectious period.

As for the cases linked to previous local infections, one of them lives in Cheong Lok Building in Sham Shui Po, the patient was said to have been to the Marco Polo HongKong Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui for staycation.