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Director of Fire Services tests positive for COVID-19
     A spokesman for the Fire Services Department (FSD) said today (August 4) that the Director of Fire Services, Mr Andy Yeung, has tested positive in a COVID-19 nucleic acid test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health.

     Mr Yeung last went to work today. He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting rapid antigen tests daily. He has no recent travel history.

     Mr Yeung conducted a nucleic acid test as a staff member working at the same floor tested positive for COVID-19. The two Deputy Directors of Fire Services, Mr Wong Chun-yip and Mr Derek Armstrong Chan, have also conducted nucleic acid tests today and the results are negative.

     The FSD has conducted thorough cleaning and disinfection operations at the office concerned and will continue to implement disease prevention measures vigorously. Arrangements have been made for relevant staff members to undergo COVID-19 tests in accordance with the advice from the CHP. All staff members have also been reminded to pay attention to personal hygiene and stay vigilant.
Ends/Thursday, August 4, 2022
Issued at HKT 19:15
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