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Security guard of Housing Department's Estate Management Office tests positive for COVID-19
     The Housing Department today (July 23) learned that a female security guard working at the Estate Management Office (EMO) of Choi Fai Estate tested positive for COVID-19. She is now staying in a hospital for treatment.
     The security guard is responsible for handling telephone calls and monitoring the security system in the control room of the EMO. Normally she does not have contact with residents. She last performed work duties on July 22.  
     The security guard has no recent travel history. She has been wearing a face mask and observing relevant disease prevention measures at work. When performing duties, she has been undergoing temperature checks and her temperature was normal.
     The EMO of Choi Fai Estate and its control room have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the guidelines of Centre for Health Protection (CHP). Due to the special work arrangements for government departments, the EMO was closed today.
     The Housing Department will continue to keep close liaison with the CHP and co-operate with its quarantine work.
Ends/Thursday, July 23, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:45
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