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FEHD staff member tests positive for COVID-19
     A spokesman for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (March 9) said that a workman of the FEHD received a positive result when undergoing a COVID-19 rapid antigen test.

     The staff member works in the FEHD's office on the third floor of the FEHD Nam Cheong Offices and Vehicle Depot at 87 Yen Chow Street West, and last performed duties on March 8. 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 the staff concerned to undergo COVID-19 testing. The FEHD's Hawkers and Markets Section (Kowloon) shroff office at the above-mentioned location has been temporarily closed. Service is expected to resume as normal at 3pm 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/Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Issued at HKT 12:08
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