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Five FEHD staff test preliminarily positive for COVID-19
     A spokesman for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (February 9) said that two health inspectors, an environmental nuisance investigator and two workmen of the FEHD have tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19. They work at Trade Square, Cheung Sha Wan Road; Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse; Skyline Tower, Wang Kwong Road; Peng Chau Municipal Services Building, and FEHD Nam Cheong Offices and Vehicle Depot respectively.

     The above-mentioned staff members wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. The FEHD has conducted cleaning and disinfection work at the relevant workplaces and in their vicinities in accordance with the Centre of Health Protection (CHP)'s advice. The FEHD is arranging the co-workers of the staff members concerned to undergo COVID-19 testing. The FEHD will continue to maintain close communication with the CHP and will fully co-operate to trace the close contacts concerned. Also, arrangements on staff deployment will be made to ensure that relevant services are not affected.

     The FEHD 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
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