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LCSD-outsourced security guard tests positive for COVID-19
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (January 29) said that an outsourced security guard has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
     The outsourced security guard worked at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre (HKCC) in Yau Tsim Mong District. She last performed duties on January 25 whereas all facilities of the HKCC have been temporarily closed since December 10 last year. She was notified on January 27 that she had tested positive for COVID-19.
     The security guard has no recent travel history. She wore surgical masks when performing duties and observed relevant disease prevention measures at work. When performing duties, she underwent temperature checks and her body temperature was normal .
     The LCSD has arranged thorough cleaning and sterilisation at the venue 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 and co-operate with its quarantine work. Staff are reminded to pay attention to personal hygiene and to stay vigilant. They should seek medical advice immediately if feeling unwell.
Ends/Friday, January 29, 2021
Issued at HKT 9:40
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