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Mid-Levels lockdown ends with no Covid-19 cases found

14 March 2021

By The SUN 

Around 370 govt staff were tapped to do the testing for the Mid-Levels residents

An overnight lockdown of four ritzy housing blocks on Mid-Levels resulted in 1,855 people being tested for Covid-19, but with no confirmed cases found.

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Locked down from around 8:30pm Saturday until 9am Sunday were blocks 1 and 2 of Robinson Place on Robinson Road, as well as phases 1 and 2 of Blessings Garden on Conduit Road. Around 980 household were covered by the lockdown.

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Anyone who spent more than two hours in the buildings between Feb 28 and Mar 13 was ordered to undergo coronavirus tests, even if they were absent during the lockdown.
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The move was taken after a surge in Covid-19 cases in Central and Western Districts, most of them linked to the outbreak in Ursus Fitness in Sai Ying Pun, where 99 infections had been linked as of Saturday morning.

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According to a press statement from the government, the operation was completed at 11am, and 16 persons were found to have violated the compulsory testing order. They were each issued a fixed penalty ticket of $5,000 and told to get tested.

The operation ended with no positive cases being found


No one answered the door at around 150 households, and the government advised people living in the said flats to contact the government to arrange for tests as soon as possible. =

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The government said simple food was provided for those subject to compulsory testing. They were also provided with masks, bleach, hand sanitizer and other anti-virus protective gear.

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Separately, compulsory testing orders were imposed on residents and visitors of 64 buildings across Hong Kong overnight. 


The list included 13 blocks in Sai Ying Pun where the gym outbreak was detected, and where sewage samples showed the presence of coronavirus.

The order covered everyone who had spent at least two hours in the specified buildings in the last two weeks.

All but eight of the buildings on the list were on Hong Kong Island, and most were in Central and Western district.

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