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LCSD library staff member preliminarily tests positive for COVID-19 
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (August 19) said that a library staff member has preliminarily tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

     The library staff member concerned works at Lam Tin Public Library (LTPL) situated on the fifth and sixth floors of Lam Tin Complex in Kwun Tong District. She last performed duties yesterday (August 18). All facilities of the library have been temporarily closed since July 15. She felt unwell earlier and sought medical advice. She was notified last night that she has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19. 

     The library staff member concerned has no recent travel history. She has been wearing surgical masks when performing duties. Her body temperature was normal when undergoing temperature screening during work. 

     The LCSD will arrange thorough cleaning and sterilisation at LTPL and the public facilities of Lam Tin Complex according to guidelines provided by the Centre for Health Protection (CHP). 

     The LCSD is highly concerned about the COVID-19 epidemic and will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP. Staff are reminded to pay attention to personal hygiene and to stay vigilant. They should seek medical advice immediately if feeling unwell.
Ends/Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:15
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