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CHP continues health quarantine work on World Dream cruise
     The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (February 7) said that the CHP's Port Health Division is continuing to carry out the health quarantine work on the World Dream cruise where some travellers from the Mainland were confirmed to have infected with the novel coronavirus.

     Personnel of the Port Health Division is following up on the health assessment of the crew members and passengers. For the respiratory samples taken from crew members and passengers earlier, all of them were tested negative for novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, one crew member reported to have developed respiratory symptoms this afternoon. Sample has been collected for testing of novel coronavirus and the result is pending.

     The CHP said that all passengers and crew members are required to stay on board prior to completion of the health quarantine work and permission by the DH.

     The CHP also urged members of the public who took the cruise since January 19 to call the CHP's hotline 2125 1122 which operates from 8am to midnight daily.
Ends/Friday, February 7, 2020
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