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CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operations on three cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 19-January-2022
CHP investigates seven confirmed and nine asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases 19-January-2022
CHP follows up on six cases tested positive and two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus at Tung Moon House of Tai Hang Tung Estate in Sham Shui Po 18-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operations on one case tested positive and three cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 18-January-2022
CHP investigates six confirmed and 12 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 26 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 18-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operations on four cases tested preliminarily positive and one case tested indeterminate for SARS-CoV-2 virus 17-January-2022
CHP investigates three confirmed and four asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 40 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 17-January-2022
Scientific Committees under CHP update consensus interim recommendations on use of COVID-19 vaccines in children 17-January-2022
CHP investigates six cases tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus involving Silka Seaview Hotel Hong Kong 16-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 16-January-2022
CHP investigates seven confirmed and four asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and updates quarantine requirements for close contacts of locally acquired cases tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 16-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 15-January-2022
CHP investigates three confirmed and two asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 17 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 15-January-2022
Public urged to support Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 14-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 14-January-2022
CHP investigates two confirmed and seven asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 69 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 14-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 13-January-2022
CHP investigates eight confirmed and six asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 17 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 13-January-2022
CHP closely monitors five human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 13-January-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 13-January-2022
DH calls on community including ethnic minorities to fight Omicron variant threat together (with photos) 12-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 12-January-2022
CHP investigates 12 confirmed and ten asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 31 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 12-January-2022
COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service of DH's Elderly Health Centres to expand (with photo) 12-January-2022
CHP follows up on one case tested positive and two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus at Maple Gardens Phase III in North Point 12-January-2022
DH investigates New Town Integrated Medical Centre (Tin Shui Wai) Comirnaty vaccine incident 12-January-2022
Temporary suspension of electricity supply in Penny's Bay Quarantine Centre 12-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 11-January-2022
CHP investigates 17 confirmed and four asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases 11-January-2022
Sixth batch of CoronaVac vaccine arrives in Hong Kong 11-January-2022
Woman sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 11-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 10-January-2022
CHP investigates six confirmed and 18 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 14 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 10-January-2022
DH clinics service arrangement 10-January-2022
Government announces updated quarantine requirements for close contacts of locally acquired cases tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 10-January-2022
CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 10-January-2022
Woman sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 10-January-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 10-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on two cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 9-January-2022
CHP investigates 16 confirmed and 17 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 25 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases 9-January-2022
CHP follows up on cases tested positive and a case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus of Mei Sun Building in Tai Po 9-January-2022
Director of Health inspects contact tracing and quarantine related work units (with photos) 9-January-2022
CHP reminds relevant residents to comply with "restriction-testing declaration" operation on three cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 8-January-2022
CHP announces positive case with vaccine strain contamination 8-January-2022
CHP investigates 21 confirmed and 16 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and identifies 17 additional Omicron cases from previously announced cases and updates isolation arrangement for discharged patients 8-January-2022
CHP provides information on three cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 7-January-2022
CHP investigates 17 confirmed and 16 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and 83 additional Omicron cases 7-January-2022
CHP investigates case of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infection 7-January-2022
COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service of DH's Elderly Health Centres to expand starting next Monday (with photo) 7-January-2022
CHP follows up on five cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus 6-January-2022
CHP investigates nine confirmed and 24 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and 26 additional Omicron cases and updates classification of case 12767 and test results relating to "Spectrum of the Seas" 6-January-2022
CHP follows up on five cases tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus and provides update on epidemiological investigation progress of case 12767 5-January-2022
CHP investigates 18 confirmed and 20 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases 5-January-2022
CHP follows up on SARS-CoV-2 virus case 12754 and two related cases tested preliminarily positive 5-January-2022
CHP investigates local case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus involving mutant strains at Tsui Ning Garden in Tuen Mun 4-January-2022
CHP of DH provides update on SARS-CoV-2 virus cases related to Moon Palace 4-January-2022
CHP investigates 13 confirmed and 26 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and 12 additional Omicron cases 4-January-2022
Expert Committee on Clinical Events Assessment Following COVID-19 Immunisation assesses serious adverse events relating to COVID-19 vaccination 4-January-2022
CHP provides update on SARS-CoV-2 virus cases related to Moon Palace 3-January-2022
CHP investigates 13 confirmed and 16 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and seven additional Omicron cases 3-January-2022
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 3-January-2022
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 3-January-2022
CHP investigates nine confirmed and 17 asymptomatic additional SARS-CoV-2 virus cases and provides update on cases related to Moon Palace 2-January-2022
CHP provides update on cases related to Moon Palace 1-January-2022
CHP investigates an imported case tested preliminarily positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus involving mutant strain at Tower 6, Albany Cove, Caribbean Coast Phase II in Tung Chung and Nam Tin Building, King's Road in North Point 1-January-2022
CHP investigates 17 additional cases tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus and eight additional Omicron cases and provides information on case category 1-January-2022
CHP investigates 19 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and six additional Omicron cases 31-December-2021
CHP investigates COVID-19 preliminary positive case involving mutant strain at Block 2, Grandeur Terrace in Tin Shui Wai 31-December-2021
Post-vaccination serologic testing for babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B virus 31-December-2021
CHP investigates three COVID-19 preliminary positive cases 30-December-2021
CHP investigates 12 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional Omicron cases 30-December-2021
Extension of statutory no-smoking areas in bus interchanges and public transport facilities to commence tomorrow 30-December-2021
Eligibility of Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme updated 30-December-2021
Two men sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 29-December-2021
CHP investigates 14 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 12 additional Omicron cases 29-December-2021
CHP investigates six additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 28-December-2021
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 28-December-2021
CHP reminds public on precautions against cold weather 28-December-2021
CHP investigates two COVID-19 preliminary positive imported cases involving local aircrew 27-December-2021
CHP investigates nine additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional Omicron cases 27-December-2021
CHP reminds public on precautions against cold weather 27-December-2021
CHP investigates nine additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 26-December-2021
CHP reminds public on precautions against cold weather 26-December-2021
CHP investigates 25 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and provides investigation update on case 12557 25-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven additional Omicron cases 24-December-2021
Scientific Committees under CHP update consensus interim recommendations on use of Comirnaty vaccine 23-December-2021
CHP investigates COVID-19 preliminary positive case involving mutant strain at On Hei House, Siu Hei Court in Tuen Mun 23-December-2021
CHP investigates two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 23-December-2021
Two women sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 22-December-2021
CHP investigates seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven additional Omicron cases 22-December-2021
CHP provides update on eight additional Omicron cases and enhances infection control measures in designated quarantine hotels 21-December-2021
Woman sentenced for violating Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation 21-December-2021
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 21-December-2021
CHP investigates cluster of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae at elderly home in Sham Shui Po 21-December-2021
CHP investigates eight additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 21-December-2021
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 20-December-2021
CHP investigates seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five additional Omicron cases 20-December-2021
DH participates in forum on co-operation in control of severe respiratory diseases co-ordinated by Chinese Anti-tuberculosis Association (with photo) 19-December-2021
CHP investigates eight additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 19-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and three additional Omicron cases 18-December-2021
CHP investigates seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two additional Omicron cases 17-December-2021
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 17-December-2021
CHP investigates COVID-19 preliminary positive imported case involving mutant strain at Cheung Hing Building in Yau Ma Tei 16-December-2021
CHP investigates 10 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 16-December-2021
Director of Health views arrangement for Seasonal Influenza Vaccination School Outreach (with photos) 15-December-2021
CHP investigates case of Legionnaires' disease in hospital 15-December-2021
CHP closely monitors four human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 15-December-2021
CHP investigates one additional confirmed case of COVID-19 and one additional Omicron case 15-December-2021
Update on latest MERS situation in United Arab Emirates 14-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional Omicron case 14-December-2021
CHP investigates two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two additional Omicron cases 13-December-2021
CHP investigates outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection at child care centre 13-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 12-December-2021
CHP investigates suspected puffer fish poisoning case 11-December-2021
CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 11-December-2021
CHP investigates one additional confirmed case of COVID-19 11-December-2021
DH's Elderly Health Centres to provide breast cancer screening service for members 10-December-2021
CHP investigates four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional Omicron case 10-December-2021
CHP of DH strives to contribute to global fight against COVID-19 10-December-2021
CHP investigates outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection at child care centre 9-December-2021
CHP investigates seven additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 9-December-2021
Fifth batch of CoronaVac vaccine arrives in Hong Kong 8-December-2021
CHP closely monitors human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Mainland 8-December-2021
CHP today announces no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 8-December-2021
Government enhances monitoring on testing ability of private medical testing institutions 7-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 7-December-2021
CHP investigates suspected food poisoning cluster 6-December-2021
CHP investigates three outbreaks of upper respiratory tract infection 6-December-2021
Beijing and Hong Kong share experiences in fight against COVID-19 pandemic (with photos) 6-December-2021
Update on cases of Legionnaires' disease 6-December-2021
Expert Committee on Clinical Events Assessment Following COVID-19 Immunisation assesses serious adverse events relating to COVID-19 vaccination 6-December-2021
CHP investigates five additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 6-December-2021
CHP investigates nine additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 5-December-2021
CHP investigates four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 4-December-2021
CHP investigates outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection at kindergarten/nursery 3-December-2021
Update on dengue fever 3-December-2021
CHP participates in WHO's IHR Exercise Crystal to enhance communications on and preparedness for infectious diseases (with photo) 3-December-2021
CHP investigates three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 3-December-2021
CHP investigates COVID-19 preliminary positive imported case at On Tin Estate in Lam Tin and provides update on latest investigations on imported case 12433 involving Omicron 2-December-2021
CHP provides update on investigations on clusters of COVID-19 imported cases involving Emirates flight 2-December-2021
CHP investigates outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection at nursery 2-December-2021
Man sentenced for breaching compulsory quarantine order 2-December-2021
Director of Health receives third dose of COVID-19 vaccination (with photos) 2-December-2021
CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in third quarter of 2021 2-December-2021
DH receives incident report of wrongly sent COVID-19 test result SMS notifications by testing service provider 1-December-2021
CHP reminds public on precautions against upcoming cold weather 1-December-2021
CHP investigates three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional Omicron case 1-December-2021

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20 Jan 2022