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Clerical Assistant of Inland Revenue Department tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
     The Inland Revenue Department today (February 9) learned that a Clerical Assistant who works on the 12th floor of Revenue Tower has tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19.
     The officer felt unwell on February 7 and underwent testing for COVID-19 on the same day. She tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19 today (February 9). The officer concerned is responsible for internal clerical work without the need to have contact with the public. She had worn masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. She last worked in the office on February 7. There is no service counter for members of the public on the 12th floor.

     The department has completed a thorough cleaning and sterilisation on the 12th floor of Revenue Tower in accordance with the Centre for Health Protection's (CHP) advice, and will arrange for staff of that floor to undergo COVID-19 testing.

     During the COVID-19 epidemic, the department has been strictly implementing disease prevention measures. The department will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP, co-operate with the CHP's quarantine arrangements and remind its staff to pay attention to personal hygiene and stay vigilant.
Ends/Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Issued at HKT 14:00
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