Compulsory quarantine law gazetted

The Government published in the Gazette today a regulation to impose compulsory quarantine orders on all people arriving from all places outside China, starting midnight...

Helpers quarantine advice issued

The Labour Department today appealed to employers of foreign domestic helpers (FDH) and employment agencies to make necessary arrangements to accommodate the compulsory home...

25 COVID-19 cases confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection announced it is investigating 25 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 192.   The additional...

16 COVID-19 infections confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.   The new cases involve 11 men and five women...

HK faces new wave of infection

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   Hong Kong is facing a new wave of public health risk from import-related...

COVID-19 testing extended

The free testing service for COVID-19 has been further extended from today to cover inbound travellers at Hong Kong International Airport who are aged...

Airport measures smooth

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   New measures at the airport to manage inbound travellers have so far gone...

Dog tests positive for COVID-19

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department (AFCD) today said a pet dog has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The case involves a German Shepherd...

CE visits HK airport

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today visited Hong Kong International Airport to inspect the implementation of compulsory quarantine measures for all people arriving from overseas...

Test centres to expedite viral tests

The Hospital Authority (HA) today announced that starting March 20, people arriving in Hong Kong with upper respiratory symptoms will be sent to test...

Mask production lines approved

The Commerce & Economic Development Bureau today announced that it has approved the first two production lines under the Local Mask Production Subsidy Scheme.   One...

Care fund helps students in need

The Government today said that the Community Care Fund (CCF) has implemented a programme to help students from grassroots families purchase mobile computer devices.   Since...

Masks for cleaners ensured

The measure of setting aside masks produced by the Correctional Services Department (CSD) for frontline cleaning workers of government contractors will continue, the Government...

Virus test centres in operation

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   Temporary COVID-19 test centres are now operating at AsiaWorld-Expo and North Lantau Hospital,...

More COVID-19 cases expected

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Centre for Health Protection today said it expects the number of COVID-19...

2nd infected dog case explained

(To watch the full press briefing with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department today said more tests need to be...

Quarantine app messages sent

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) today said that SMS messages to activate the StayHomeSafe mobile app have been sent to...

Arts & cultural subsidies disbursed

​The Home Affairs Bureau today said the first batch of subsidies to help the arts and culture sector tackle difficulties arising from the COVID-19...

Drug delivery scheme extended

The Government today announced that priority will be extended to process cases under a special scheme for delivering urgently needed prescription medication to Hong...

6 more cases confirmed

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 137.   Two...

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