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Tested positive for COVID-19

The Hospital Authority spokesman said today (December 4) that the Cluster Chief Executive of the Kowloon East Cluster, Dr Deacons Yeung, has tested positive for COVID-19 by rapid antigen test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Dr Yeung wore masks and followed relevant infection control measures at work. He has no recent travel history. He last went to work on Friday (December 2).

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The Hospital Authority spokesperson said today (November 30) that the Cluster Chief Executive of the Kowloon Central Cluster (KCC), Dr Eric Cheung, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Dr Cheung last performed duties today. He wore masks and followed relevant infection control measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen tests. He has no recent travel history.

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A spokesman for the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB) said today (November 29) that the Permanent Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Joe Wong, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH).

Mr Wong last went to work last Friday (November 25). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen tests. He has no recent travel history.

Mr Wong was earlier confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 in September this year and had fully recovered afterwards.

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A spokesman for the Buildings Department said today (November 28) that the Director of Buildings, Ms Clarice Yu, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test. She is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Ms Yu wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. She has no recent travel history and last went to work last Friday (November 25).

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The Hospital Authority (HA) spokesman said today (November 27) that the Chairman of the HA, Mr Henry Fan, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Fan last attended HA activity yesterday (November 26). He wore masks and followed relevant infection control measures. He has no recent travel history.

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The Director of Leisure and Cultural Services, Mr Vincent Liu, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test today (November 26). He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Liu last went to work yesterday (November 25). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. He has conducted rapid antigen tests on a regular basis and has no recent travel history.

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SFST tests positive for COVID-19

A spokesman for the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) said today (November 26) that the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Mr Christopher Hui, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Hui last went to work yesterday (November 25). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting rapid antigen tests daily. He has no recent travel history.

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A spokesman for the Health Bureau today (November 25) said that the secretary of the Under Secretary for Health has tested positive for COVID-19.

The secretary does not need to have contact with the public and has no recent travel history. She wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. She last performed duties yesterday (November 24).

The Under Secretary for Health, Dr Libby Lee, undergoes professional swab sampling COVID-19 nucleic acid tests regularly. The result of the nucleic acid test taken today was negative. She has also been conducting COVID-19 rapid antigen tests every day, and the results were all negative.

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USCED tests positive for COVID-19

The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) said today (November 25) that the Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Dr Bernard Chan, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health.

Dr Chan last went to work yesterday (November 24). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including rapid antigen tests conducted daily. He has no recent travel history.

The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Algernon Yau, has taken COVID-19 rapid antigen test daily with negative test results obtained. He also tested negative after conducting a COVID-19 rapid antigen test today.

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The Hospital Authority spokesperson said today (November 24) that the Deputising Cluster Chief Executive of the New Territories East Cluster (NTEC), Dr Sin Ngai-chuen, has tested positive for COVID-19. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Dr Sin last performed duties yesterday (November 23). He wore masks and followed relevant infection control measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen testing. He has no recent travel history.

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The Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB) today (November 24) said that the Political Assistant to the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Alvin Chiu, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH).

Mr Chiu last went to work yesterday (November 23). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen tests. He has no recent travel history.

The Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung, and the Under Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Raistlin Lau, have been taking COVID-19 rapid tests every day and the results are all negative.

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The Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau (CSTB) today (November 23) said that the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ms Winki Lam, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a nucleic acid test. She is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH).

Ms Lam last went to work yesterday (November 22). She wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen tests. She has no recent travel history.

The Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Kevin Yeung, and the Under Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr Raistlin Lau, have been taking COVID-19 rapid tests every day and the results are all negative.

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DFS tests positive for COVID-19

A spokesman for the Deputy Financial Secretary's Office said today (November 23) that the Deputy Financial Secretary, Mr Michael Wong, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Wong last went to work yesterday (November 22). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting rapid antigen tests regularly. He has no recent travel history.

His wife, the Commissioner for Labour, Ms May Chan, will undergo home quarantine in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection. Ms Chan has taken COVID-19 rapid antigen tests regularly with negative results obtained. She also tested negative after conducting a COVID-19 rapid antigen test today.

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Chief Executive tests positive for COVID-19

A spokesman for the Chief Executive's Office said today (November 21) that the Chief Executive, Mr John Lee, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test (PCR test) done upon arrival at the Hong Kong International Airport after he returned from Bangkok, Thailand to Hong Kong last night (November 20). He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health (CHP). The results of his RAT tests conducted during his four-day visit to Bangkok had been negative.

​​During isolation, Mr Lee will work from home, and attend meetings by videoconferencing as needed.

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ITIB driver tests positive for COVID-19

The Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau (ITIB) today (November 17) said that a driver of the ITIB has tested positive for COVID-19 through a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test.

The driver is responsible for driving duties for the Permanent Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Mr Eddie Mak. He does not need to have contact with the public, wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. He last performed duties yesterday (November 16).

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A spokesman for the Health Bureau today (November 16) said that a secretary has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test.

The secretary is responsible for secretarial duties for the Secretary for Health, Professor Lo Chung-mau. She does not need to have contact with the public and has no recent travel history. She wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. She last performed duties on November 11, which was also the day she last met with Professor Lo.

Professor Lo takes professional swab sampling COVID-19 nucleic acid tests regularly, and the result from the test taken today is negative. Meanwhile, he has also been taking COVID-19 rapid antigen tests every day, and the results have all been negative.

The Health Bureau has conducted thorough cleaning and sterilisation operations at the workplace concerned, and relevant staff members will continue to undergo COVID-19 rapid antigen testing on a daily basis.

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A spokesman for the Highways Department said today (November 12) that the Director of Highways, Mr Jimmy Chan, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Chan wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. He has no recent travel history and last went to work on November 10.

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Director of Lands tests positive for COVID-19

A spokesman for the Lands Department said today (November 11) that the Director of Lands, Mr Andrew Lai, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

Mr Lai wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. He has no recent travel history and last went to work yesterday.

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A spokesman for the Police today (November 10) said that a staff member had tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test.

The staff is the Personal Assistant of the Commissioner of Police. He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. He has no travel history in recent days and last went to work on November 9.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Siu Chak-yee, has been taking COVID-19 rapid tests every day and the results are all negative.

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