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LCSD library staff tests positive for COVID-19
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (December 5) said that a library staff has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

     The library staff concerned worked on 9/F, Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building in Yau Tsim Mong District and performed support duties without contact with members of the public at work. She last performed duties on December 1. She had been identified as a close contact of a confirmed case, and was notified yesterday (December 4) that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

     The library staff 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 the public facilities of Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building 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/Saturday, December 5, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:25
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