Baby tests positive for COVID-19

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   A 40-day-old baby boy has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under medical...

Business restrictions gazetted

The Government has gazetted the Prevention & Control of Disease (Requirement & Directions) (Business & Premises) (Amendment) Regulation.   The amendment regulation empowers the Secretary for...

Viral tests for home confinees

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Hospital Authority said the test centre located in AsiaWorld-Expo will provide COVID-19 tests...

Gov’t uses risk-based approach

(To watch the full media session with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Government takes a risk-based approach when deciding which premises to close temporarily...

Door-to-door specimen collection set

Participants of a COVID-19 surveillance programme can make use of a door-to-door specimen collection service starting April 3 to submit their deep throat saliva...

37 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection today announced that it is investigating an additional 37 cases of COVID-19, taking the number of confirmed cases in...

HA gives update on isolation beds

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Hospital Authority today said it is working on various plans to ensure...

Restrictions on bars gazetted

The Government issued directions in the Gazette today to close bars and premises selling liquor for 14 days from 6pm on April 3.   The Secretary for...

Bar closure directions explained

(To watch the full media session with sign language interpretation, click here.)   A further spread of COVID-19, which originated from people who had been to...

Grave sweeping appeal issued

In view of the severe epidemic situation, the Government today appealed to the public to defer any plans to go grave sweeping on Ching Ming Festival tomorrow...

43 new COVID-19 cases confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection today announced that it is investigating an additional 43 cases of COVID-19, taking the number of confirmed cases in...

HA explains alternatives to masks

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Hospital Authority today said it is asking local scientists if the N95...

Bars’ alcohol checks outlined

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Government today said authorised staff will use various means to check if...

More fishermen subsidies disbursed

Subsidies under the Anti-epidemic fund have been disbursed to help the fisheries industry tackle financial difficulties arising from the COVID-19 epidemic, the Fisheries &...

Mobile broadcasts for helpers set

The Labour Department will conduct mobile broadcasts in popular gathering places of foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) on April 5 to urge them to comply with the...

Infection source for senior sought

(To watch the full media briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Centre for Health Protection is investigating how a 93-year-old male patient, who...

Activities to celebrate Basic Law

The Government announced today that it will organise activities to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Basic Law’s promulgation.   Among the activities is an online exhibition...

28 new COVID-19 cases announced

The Centre for Health Protection today announced it is investigating 28 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong to...

Pok Oi patients being tested

(To watch the full media briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   People who are staying in the same wards in Pok Oi Hospital that...

Police virus situation explained

(To watch the full media briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Centre for Health Protection today said that common facilities in a police...

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