CS visits quarantine centre at Chun Yeung Estate (with photos)

     The Chief Secretary for Administration, Mr Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, today (March 2) visited the quarantine centre at Chun Yeung Estate to observe its operation and inspected the quarantine preparatory arrangements for Hong Kong residents returning to Hong Kong from Wuhan soon.
     Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Food), Mr Philip Yung, and Deputy Secretary for Food and Health (Food), Mr Daniel Cheng, Mr Cheung received a briefing from front-line staff of relevant government departments and Civil Aid Service on the meals arrangement for people undergoing quarantine. He expressed gratitude to all staff stationed at the centre for their dedication to serve round the clock at the forefront of the anti-epidemic battle.

     He then visited Block Two to inspect the readiness of the quarantine units and was pleased to note that all units were ready for use by people required to undergo quarantine requirement, including Hong Kong residents returning from Wuhan by Government's chartered flights.
     He expressed warmest appreciation to Department of Health, Hong Kong Police Force, Civil Aid Service, Home Affairs Department, Housing Department, Social Welfare Department, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and Government Logistics Department for their relentless efforts in completing the preparatory work for numerous units within such a short period to meet the needs in this fight against the epidemic, making significant contribution to public health.
     Mr Cheung stressed that the epidemic is still severe and appealed to all sectors of society for solidarity and unity in the fight against the disease.

Ends/Monday, March 2, 2020
Issued at HKT 19:16