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Family member of DCED tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
     A spokesman for the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) said today (March 1) that the wife of the Director of Civil Engineering and Development, Mr Lai Cheuk Ho, tested preliminarily positive for COVID-19. Mr Lai tested negative after a COVID-19 rapid antigen test today.

     Mrs Lai tested positive after a COVID-19 rapid antigent test. She is now at home pending admission to hospital or isolation facility in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

     The Director and other family members are now undergoing home quarantine in accordance with the "StayHomeSafe" Scheme. He will work from home during the quarantine period.

     The CEDD has conducted thorough cleaning and disinfection at the relevant offices, and has arranged for relevant staff members to undergo testing.

     The CEDD will continue to implement disease prevention measures vigorously, and has reminded all staff members to pay attention to personal hygiene and stay vigilant at all times. They should seek medical advice and inform the CEDD if they are feeling unwell.
Ends/Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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