Foreman of Housing Department tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19

     The Housing Department today (January 25) learned that a foreman of the Mobile Operations Unit has tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19.
     He resides in Ying Kwai House, Kwai Chung Estate, and was arranged for a COVID-19 test. He tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19 today (January 25).
     The officer worked at the Depot in Fung Tak Estate, Kowloon. He last worked in the office on January 20. He had been wearing masks and was following relevant disease prevention measures at work.
     While awaiting further assessment and recommendation by the Department of Health, all staff who might have been in contact with the officer concerned have been arranged to undergo a COVID-19 test.
     The office has been fully cleaned and sterilised in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP).
     The Housing Department will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP and co-operate with its disease prevention measures and quarantine work.

Ends/Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:50