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Tseung Kwan O building locked down over Covid scare

2022-01-14 HKT 19:52
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  • Residents of Tower 4 of Bauhinia Garden on Tong Chun Street need to get tested overnight. Courtesy: Information Services Department
    Residents of Tower 4 of Bauhinia Garden on Tong Chun Street need to get tested overnight. Courtesy: Information Services Department
Authorities have locked down a housing block in Tseung Kwan O on Friday night, after a resident tested preliminary positive for Covid-19.

Those living in Tower 4 of Bauhinia Garden on Tong Chun Street need to get tested overnight and stay in their flats before all results are out.

“As a case tested preliminarily positive who has lived in the abovementioned building was detected today, and the preliminary test result involved a mutant strain, the risk of infection in the relevant area is assessed to be likely higher, so the Government decided to make a 'restriction-testing declaration' for the relevant area after the test result was found to be positive,” a government spokesperson said.

Authorities said they aim to finish the operation at around 7:30 on Saturday morning.