CJ tests positive for COVID-19

The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Judiciary said today (December 18) that the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, has tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test. He is undergoing isolation in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health.

     Mr Cheung last went to work last Friday (December 16). He wore masks and followed relevant disease prevention measures at work, including conducting daily rapid antigen tests. He has no recent travel history.

     The Judiciary will conduct thorough cleaning and disinfection operations at the office concerned and will continue to implement disease prevention measures vigorously.

Ends/Sunday, December 18, 2022
Issued at HKT 13:37