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FSD senior fireman preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19
     The Fire Services Department (FSD) today (February 4) said that an acting senior fireman serving at Mong Kok Fire Station has been tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19 when undergoing testing on a voluntary basis. The FSD has been following up on the case with the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health and waiting for further instruction from the CHP. 
     The senior fireman last performed duties on February 3. He did not have close or high risk contact with the members of the public while at work. He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. The FSD has arranged thorough cleaning and disinfection at the premises concerned and in the vicinity in accordance with the CHP's advice and maintained close liaison with the CHP in taking appropriate follow-up actions. 
     The FSD has made arrangement on staff deployment to ensure that relevant services are not affected. 
     The FSD has been strictly implementing disease prevention measures during the epidemic. Staff members are reminded to pay attention to personal hygiene and to stay vigilant. They should seek medical advice immediately if feeling unwell. 
Ends/Friday, February 4, 2022
Issued at HKT 23:51
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