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LCSD workman tests positive for COVID-19
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (February 12) said that a workman has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

     The workman concerned provides plant maintenance services in Sham Shui Po District. She last performed her duties on February 10. She had been identified as a close contact of a confirmed case and was notified yesterday (February 11) that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

     The workman concerned has no recent travel history. She wore surgical masks when performing her duties. Her body temperature was normal when undergoing temperature screening during work.

     The LCSD has arranged a thorough cleaning and sterilisation at the work areas concerned and all related public facilities 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/Friday, February 12, 2021
Issued at HKT 14:40
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