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FEHD health inspector tests positive for COVID-19
     A spokesman for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (March 5) said that a health inspector of the FEHD received a positive result when undergoing a COVID-19 rapid antigen test.

     The staff member works in the FEHD's Import and Export Unit (Waterfront Office) at Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Food Market, and last performed duties on March 4. The staff member has been wearing masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work.

     The FEHD will conduct thorough cleaning and disinfection work at relevant places in accordance with the Centre for Health Protection's advice, and will arrange for staff concerned to undergo COVID-19 testing. The FEHD's office at the abovementioned location will be temporarily closed from 6pm. Service is expected to gradually resume later tonight after the completion of cleaning and disinfection work.

     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/Saturday, March 5, 2022
Issued at HKT 17:34
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