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Two FSD staff members test preliminarily positive for COVID-19
     The Fire Services Department (FSD) said today (February 9) that a principal fireman serving at Sai Wan Ho Fire Station and an ambulanceman serving at Lei Muk Shue Ambulance Depot have tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19. The FSD has been following up on the cases with the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health and is waiting for further instructions from the CHP.
     The principal fireman last performed duties on February 5, while the ambulanceman last did so on February 8. They both tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19 today.
     The two staff members wore masks and followed the 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 has maintained close liaison with the CHP in taking appropriate follow-up action.
     The FSD has made arrangements 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/Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Issued at HKT 16:58
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