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Eastern Street Methadone Clinic to cease operation 24-June-2022
CHP reminds public on precautions against heat stroke during very hot weather 24-June-2022
CHP investigates 254 confirmed and 252 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 53 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 963 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 128 imported cases 23-June-2022
CHP reminds public on precautions against heat stroke during very hot weather 23-June-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 22-June-2022
CHP investigates 268 confirmed and 274 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 41 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 740 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 124 imported cases 22-June-2022
DH follows up on suspected abnormality in test results by testing service provider at Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port 22-June-2022
CHP reminds public on precautions against heat stroke during very hot weather 22-June-2022
CHP investigates 214 confirmed and 171 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 44 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 647 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 122 imported cases 21-June-2022
CHP investigates 180 confirmed and 180 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 75 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 751 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 141 imported cases 20-June-2022
CHP investigates 178 confirmed and 175 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 63 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 745 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 115 imported cases 19-June-2022
CHP investigates 180 confirmed and 185 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 71 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 724 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 116 imported cases 18-June-2022
CHP investigates 149 confirmed and 179 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 51 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 635 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 131 imported cases 17-June-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 17-June-2022
Scientific Committees under CHP issue consensus interim recommendations on use of COVID-19 vaccine and monkeypox vaccine in Hong Kong 17-June-2022
CHP investigates 185 confirmed and 201 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 37 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 662 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 94 imported cases 16-June-2022
CHP investigates 181 confirmed and 247 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 49 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 494 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 76 imported cases 15-June-2022
CHP investigates suspected food poisoning case related to wild mushrooms 15-June-2022
CHP investigates 156 confirmed and 167 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus locally acquired cases with 25 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests and verified 404 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests as well as 97 imported cases 14-June-2022
CHP appeals for heightened vigilance against upper respiratory tract infection 14-June-2022
Two persons sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 14-June-2022
CHP investigates 110 confirmed and 165 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 30 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 432 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 13-June-2022
CHP investigates suspected food poisoning cluster 13-June-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 13-June-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 13-June-2022
CHP investigates 134 confirmed and 200 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 30 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 450 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 12-June-2022
CHP investigates 120 confirmed and 200 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 40 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 491 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 11-June-2022
Latest shipment of Comirnaty vaccine arrives in Hong Kong 11-June-2022
CHP investigates 124 confirmed and 135 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 32 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 381 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 10-June-2022
Government gazettes inclusion of monkeypox as statutorily notifiable infectious disease under Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance and launches Preparedness and Response Plan for Monkeypox 10-June-2022
CHP investigates 138 confirmed and 155 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 39 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 342 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 9-June-2022
CHP investigates 81 confirmed and 129 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 47 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 301 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 8-June-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 8-June-2022
CHP investigates 82 confirmed and 132 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 17 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as verified 258 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 7-June-2022
Two men sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 7-June-2022
Expert Committee on Clinical Events Assessment Following COVID-19 Immunisation assesses serious adverse events relating to COVID-19 vaccination 7-June-2022
CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in first quarter of 2022 7-June-2022
CHP investigates 61 confirmed and 131 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 19 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 332 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 6-June-2022
CHP investigates two suspected food poisoning clusters 6-June-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 6-June-2022
CHP investigates 47 confirmed and 79 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 10 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 379 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 5-June-2022
CHP investigates 35 confirmed and 122 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 19 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 270 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 4-June-2022
CHP investigates 67 confirmed and 110 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 22 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 300 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 3-June-2022
Update on dengue fever 3-June-2022
CHP investigates 45 confirmed and 99 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 26 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 319 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 2-June-2022
CHP investigates case of Legionnaires' disease in hospital 1-June-2022
CHP investigates 40 confirmed and 101 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 10 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 354 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 1-June-2022
Woman sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 31-May-2022
CHP investigates 37 confirmed and 69 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with eight cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 215 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 31-May-2022
DH's Elderly Health Centres continue to provide COVID-19 vaccination service 31-May-2022
CHP investigates two suspected food poisoning clusters 31-May-2022
CHP investigates 24 confirmed and 91 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 10 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 150 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 30-May-2022
CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A(H3N8) in Mainland 30-May-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 30-May-2022
CHP reminds public on precautions against heat stroke during very hot weather 30-May-2022
CHP investigates 25 confirmed and 68 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 15 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 129 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 29-May-2022
CHP investigates 24 confirmed and 84 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with eight cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 154 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 28-May-2022
CHP investigates 40 confirmed and 52 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 13 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 145 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 27-May-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 27-May-2022
CHP investigates 32 confirmed and 64 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 15 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 140 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 26-May-2022
Woman sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 26-May-2022
CHP investigates 34 confirmed and 53 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 17 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 147 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 25-May-2022
CHP investigates suspected food poisoning case related to wild mushrooms 25-May-2022
Five persons arrested for suspected illegal sale and possession of Part 1 poisons and sale of alternative smoking products 25-May-2022
DH launches Quit in June campaign and one-week nicotine replacement therapy trial in support of World No Tobacco Day (with photo) 24-May-2022
CHP investigates 20 confirmed and 59 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 10 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 161 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 24-May-2022
Two persons sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 24-May-2022
CHP investigates 25 confirmed and 55 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 14 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 96 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 23-May-2022
DH's Red Ribbon Centre and Yau Ma Tei Elderly Health Centre to resume service 23-May-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 23-May-2022
CHP investigates 31 confirmed and 49 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 14 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 143 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 22-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as 15 imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineages 21-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as 11 imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineage BA.2.12.1 20-May-2022
Scientific Committees under CHP update consensus interim recommendations on use of COVID-19 vaccines in Hong Kong 20-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as 11 imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.2.12.1 19-May-2022
Two persons sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 19-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as one imported case earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineage BA.4 18-May-2022
CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 18-May-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 18-May-2022
DH endorses recall of Chinese herbal medicines detected with pesticide residues by licensed Chinese herbal medicines wholesalers 17-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as four imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineage BA.4 17-May-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 17-May-2022
Update on latest MERS situation in Oman 17-May-2022
CHP investigates 24 confirmed and 82 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with seven cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 121 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 16-May-2022
CHP investigates 30 confirmed and 66 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 17 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 146 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 15-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as an imported case earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineage BA.4 14-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as nine imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineages BA.2.12 and BA.2.12.1 13-May-2022
CHP investigates case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus 13-May-2022
Update on latest MERS situation in Qatar 13-May-2022
DH's Shek Kip Mei Chest Clinic and three Elderly Health Centres to resume service 13-May-2022
Two women sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 12-May-2022
CHP investigates additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases by nucleic acid tests and rapid antigen tests as well as six imported cases earlier involving Omicron mutant strain sub-lineages BA.4 and BA.2.12.1 12-May-2022
CHP investigates 44 confirmed and 79 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with eight cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 149 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 11-May-2022
Public urged not to buy or consume oral product containing undeclared controlled ingredients (with photo) 11-May-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 11-May-2022
CHP investigates 42 confirmed and 80 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 16 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 135 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 10-May-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 10-May-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 10-May-2022
CHP investigates 21 confirmed and 82 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 17 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 113 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests 9-May-2022
CHP investigates 35 confirmed and 72 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with five cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 154 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photos) 8-May-2022
CHP investigates 40 confirmed and 61 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 14 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 163 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 7-May-2022
CHP investigates 47 confirmed and 83 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 14 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 180 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 6-May-2022
CHP investigates 67 confirmed and 65 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 16 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 173 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 5-May-2022
DH's eight Student Health Service Centres to resume provision of annual health assessment services starting next Tuesday 5-May-2022
Two men arrested for suspected illegal sale and possession of Part 1 poisons and sale of alternative smoking products 5-May-2022
CHP investigates 39 confirmed and 56 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 17 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 201 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 4-May-2022
Practise proper hand hygiene to halt the spread of communicable diseases 4-May-2022
CHP investigates 43 confirmed and 82 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with seven cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 158 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 3-May-2022
Woman sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 3-May-2022
CHP investigates 48 confirmed and 52 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with 20 cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 163 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 2-May-2022
CHP investigates 37 confirmed and 80 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases with two cases pending status by nucleic acid tests as well as 181 cases tested positive by rapid antigen tests (with photo) 1-May-2022

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24 Jun 2022