Hong Kong sees two imported cases from Mongolia and the UK

Local | 19 Oct 2021 2:33 pm

Hong Kong on Tuesday saw two imported cases from Mongolia and the United Kingdom and no untraceable local infections.

The city's tally currently stands at 12,302.

The two cases involved a 51-year-old man from the United Kingdom and a 3-year-old girl from Mongolia. The girl had developed symptoms of Covid on October 18.

Both of them tested positive upon arrival at the Hong Kong International Airport and were found carrying the L452R mutant strain of the coronavirus.

The Centre for Health Protection said the man had received both doses of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong in June and July.

Over the past fortnight, the SAR reported 69 cases, including one local case with an unknown source and 68 imported cases.

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