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4 new Covid-19 cases reported, including FDH in Penny’s Bay

12 October 2021

By The SUN 

The Indonesian DH was on her 9th day in Penny's Bay when she tested positive

An Indonesian domestic helper who was spending her quarantine at Penny’s Bay is among four imported cases of Covid-19 reported today, Oct 12.

Three cases involved mutant strains while the mutation test result of the remaining case is pending.

The 32-year-old female helper who received two jabs of Sinovac in Indonesia, was on her ninth day of quarantine when found infected.

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The three other patients all tested positive on samples taken on arrival at the Hong Kong Airport. They are all fully vaccinated.

They include two arrivals from the United Kingdom, one female aged 42, and a 58-year-old male. The third is a 56-year-old man who came from Russia.

They took Hong Kong’s total Covid-19 tally to 12 272 confirmed cases and one probable case.


Meanwhile, the Centre for Health Protection said it is investigating the case of an 18-year-old male patient who tested positive in the United Kingdom four days after arrival from Hong Kong.

The patient who lives at Block 7, King's Park Villa in Ho Man Tin tested negative in Hong Kong on Sept 29 and traveled to the UK on Oct. 1 by flight BA032.

His specimen collected in the UK on Oct 3 tested positive, and he developed symptoms on Oct 10.

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He received two doses of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong on Mar 20 and Apr 10. He works at 31/F, Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, and last went to work on Sept 24.

As a precaution, the place where he lived and worked during the incubation period have been included in a compulsory testing notice.     

According to the testing and quarantine arrangements for local Covid-19 cases with mutant strains, the CHP reminded people that persons who resided or worked in the same building as the patients will be subject to compulsory testing on days 3, 7, 12 and 19 after the case is confirmed. They will also be required to undergo self-monitoring until the 21st day.  

Relevant deadlines of compulsory testing for respective specified premises are listed on the government's website at


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