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A female police civilian preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19
     A 32-year-old female police civilian who is posted to the Personnel Services and Staff Relations Branch (Personnel Wing), was preliminarily tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). She resides in Yat Kwai House, Kwai Chung Estate and was arranged for COVID-19 test. She was preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 today (January 22). She has no travel history in the past 14 days. Her office is located at the Tsuen Wan Government Offices and she wore face masks during her tour of duty. Her last working day was January 20.

     Police are highly concerned and have the following messages:

     (1) While awaiting further assessment and recommendation by the Department of Health (DH), all police officers and civilian staff who might have been in contact with the officer concerned have been arranged to undergo COVID-19 test as instructed by the DH;

     (2) All facilities in the office concerned have been sterilised;

     (3) All officers have been reminded to reduce social contact to minimise risks of infection, and to pay attention to physical health. If feeling unwell, they should consult a doctor and report the case immediately;

     (4) Police will deploy resources flexibly to ensure provision of policing services of the areas concerned remains unaffected.

     Police will maintain close communication with the DH and provide assistance in tracing the pathology, by proactively providing information such as the duty record and roster of the officer concerned. Arrangements will be made for close contacts to be conveyed to quarantine centres to undergo quarantine.
Ends/Saturday, January 22, 2022
Issued at HKT 13:32
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