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S for IT speaks on "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app (with photos/video)
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     Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit, at a media session after attending an event in support of the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app today (November 21):
      
     Reporter: Could you explain what are the factors that you would consider to decide what high risk areas would be applied the app first? And then also could you offer more details on the 12 000 public and private places, how many of them are shops and how many of them are other public places, thank you.
      
     Secretary for Innovation and Technology: About the breakdown of those shops or restaurants that they have already used our QR code of the "LeaveHomeSafe" app, I don't have the record in hand with me. But I assure you that we are going to have more shops and restaurants joining the scheme. Up to present, we have altogether 7 000 public venues using the "LeaveHomeSafe" app and about 5 000 are shops and restaurants. Thank you.
      
     (Please also refer to the Chinese portion of the transcript.)
 
Ends/Saturday, November 21, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:28
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The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit (centre); Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority, Ir Wai Chi-sing (left); and the Deputy Chairman of the Sino Group, Mr Daryl Ng (right) appeal to members of the public to use the “LeaveHomeSafe” mobile app and fight the virus together at an event in support of the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app today (November 21).
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit (second left), chats with an operator of a local cafe kitchen during his visit to Tsuen Wan today (November 21) to learn more about the implementation of the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app. Looking on are Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority, Ir Wai Chi-sing (first left); and the Deputy Chairman of the Sino Group, Mr Daryl Ng (first right).
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit (third right); Managing Director of the Urban Renewal Authority, Ir Wai Chi-sing (second right); and the Deputy Chairman of the Sino Group, Mr Daryl Ng (third left) pose for a photo at an event in support of the "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app today (November 21).

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S for IT attends event in support of "LeaveHomeSafe" mobile app