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Registry of LAD's Crime Section temporarily closed
     The Legal Aid Department (LAD) announced today (February 23) that an Assistant Clerical Officer had preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.

     The staff member, who had no recent travel history, works at the registry of Crime Section at LAD headquarters on 25/F, Queensway Government Offices, and is responsible for assisting in the gathering of information and documents from the public for the processing of legal aid applications, and last performed duties this morning. The staff member's body temperature was normal, and the person had been wearing a mask while performing duties. 

     The registry of Crime Section on 25/F of the Queensway Government Offices will be temporarily closed until further notice for arranging thorough cleaning and disinfection. In the meantime, LAD staff of the office concerned will work from home. For enquiries on any new criminal legal aid applications or service of criminal case-related legal documents, please call 2867 3082.  

      The LAD is highly concerned about the COVID-19 epidemic. Staff are reminded to pay attention to personal hygiene and to stay vigilant. They should seek medical advice immediately if feeling unwell.
Ends/Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Issued at HKT 13:02
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