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2 Filipina DHs at Penny’s Bay among 4 new Covid-19 cases

25 October 2021

By The SUN 

One of the Filipinas attended PDOS in Manila together with another helper found infected earlier

Two Filipina domestic helpers who were both spending their 21-day quarantine at Penny’s Bay are among four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Hong Kong today, Oct 25.

Another patient is a 79-year-old woman who was staying at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental and had come from Denmark via Finland on Oct 21, taking AY101.

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Both helpers and the elderly woman tested positive for the L452R mutant strain of the virus.

The fourth patient is a 48-year-old male sea crew who came from Ukraine via the Netherlands on Oct 23 aboard KL 819. He tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival at Hong Kong Airport but was not detected  as having any mutant strain.


One of the Filipinas, aged 52, flew in aboard CX 906 on Oct 20, and was said to be a close contact of another helper  found infected a day earlier, who arrived on the same day but took 5J272.

According to a staff member of the Health Department, the two Filipinas attended a pre-departure orientation seminar together in Manila before flying to Hong Kong.


The other Filipina found infected today is 38 years old and came via PR 300 on Oct 21.

The new cases took Hong Kong’s total Covid-19 tally to 12,327.

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A total of 62 cases have been reported in the past 14 days (October 11 to 24) and all of them are imported cases.

The Centre for Health Protection reminded specified persons who were at Golden Glory Court in Shatin on designated dates that they must undergo another round of compulsory testing tomorrow, Oct. 26.

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The list of places under CTN with the corresponding deadlines for relevant persons may be accessed here:

The DH has also been closely monitoring the mutant strains of Covid-19 and has uploaded the relevant information on Variants of Concern (VOCs) and Variants of Interest (VOIs), based on whole genome sequencing results, to the CHP's website ( The data will be updated regularly.

For additional information on the government’s anti-pandemic measures, please go to


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