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Covid-19 cases down to 8, including 2 FDHs

06 March 2021

 By The SUN 

Covid-19 testing area at HK Airport

Hong Kong health authorities reported eight new Covid-19 cases today, Mar. 6, bringing the city’s tally to 11,075.

Half of the cases were imported, and included two foreign domestic helpers. One is a 41-year-old woman who arrived from the Philippines and tested positive at the airport although asymptomatic.

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The other one is 46-year-old Indonesian helper who developed symptoms on Mar 4 and was found infected on arrival at Hong Kong airport yesterday.

2 new cases - 1 confirmed, the other preliminary - are linked to K11 Musea

The two others are returnees who were both found to have the coronavirus variant. One is a one-year-old baby girl who arrived from Pakistan via United Arab Emirates, and the other is a 56-year-old woman from India. Both had no symptoms.

Of the four local cases, two were of unknown sources.

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One is a 34-year-old computer technician who used a ground floor washroom at K11 Musea mall in Tsim Sha Tsui, site of a recent cluster of infections. 

The patient also visited at least two restaurants in Wanchai and attended a property investment seminar where there were around 50 participants. 

He lives on Heard Street in Wanchai and works in Lincold House in Taikoo Place.

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The other is a 75-year-old man retired man who lives in Fu Ning Garden in Tseung Kwan O and developed symptoms on Mar 3. Before testing positive he visited several restaurants in TKO and on Wanchai Road.

The two linked cases are both children of a previously confirmed patient. Their schools, St Paul’s Co-Educational College and St Paul’s College, have been asked to suspend classes for two weeks.


More than 10 preliminary positive cases were also detected, including a 56-year-old doctor who has clinics in Tuen Mun and Kwai Fong and lives in Tai Kok Tsui. He visited two hostels for the elderly during the incubation period.

Another case is a 32-year-old computer programmer at a company in Tsim Sha Tsui. He watched a movie on the fourth floor of  K11 Musea and also used a toilet there.

A third case is a 73-year-old retired man who visited several restaurants in Kowloon and lives in Regency Park. Another is a construction worker at the Chek Lap Kok airport. More than 30 of his colleagues were deemed as close contacts and moved to quarantine.




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