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FEHD foreman tests positive for COVID-19
     ​A spokesman for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (March 3) said that a foreman of the FEHD received a positive result when undergoing a COVID-19 rapid antigen test.

     The staff member works in the FEHD's office at 8/F, Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building, 123A Fa Yuen Street, and last performed duties on March 2. The staff member has been wearing masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work.

     The FEHD has arranged thorough cleaning and disinfection work at relevant places in accordance with the Centre for Health Protection's advice, and will arrange for the staff concerned to undergo COVID-19 testing. The FEHD's Food Import and Export Section (Hong Kong and Kowloon Office) at the above-mentioned location has to be temporarily closed. Service is expected to gradually resume later this afternoon after the completion of cleaning and disinfection work. Importers seeking consignment clearances during this period at the FEHD's Food Import and Export Section (Hong Kong and Kowloon Office) may proceed to the section's office located at 2/F, Fa Yuen Street Municipal Services Building.

     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 they develop symptoms of COVID-19.
Ends/Thursday, March 3, 2022
Issued at HKT 13:42
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