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Typhoon Koinu situation report (5)
     The Increasing Gale or Storm Signal No.9 issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 7pm today (October 8) remains in force.

     The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 29 temporary shelters in various districts and 201 people have sought refuge at the shelters.

     As at 10.40pm today, the Fire Services Department and the Government's 1823 Call Centre received six reports and eight reports of fallen trees respectively. No report of landslide or flooding has been received so far. 

     According to the Hospital Authority, as at 10pm today, a total of 21 people, including 11 men and 10 women, sought medical treatment at public hospitals during the typhoon period.
Ends/Sunday, October 8, 2023
Issued at HKT 23:05
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