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Omicron subvariant transmitted at McDonald's: CHP

2022-05-24 HKT 18:09
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Hong Kong on Tuesday recorded 250 new Covid-19 infections – 34 of which were imported cases.

The Centre of Health Protection (CHP) also revealed that three more customers of a McDonald's restaurant in Taikoo Shing have been infected with Covid-19, raising the total number to eight.

The latest patients are a woman, her two-year-old boy and her helper.

The CHP’s Albert Au said the three, and five others who were infected earlier, all carried the BA.2.12.1 subvariant.

"We believe there's an outbreak of BA.2.12.1 at this restaurant,” he said.

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