HK sees three imported Covid-19 cases

Hong Kong reported three new imported Covid-19 cases on Thursday, all involving the L452R mutant strain.

They include a 51-year-old man arriving from Pakistan, as well as a man and woman who arrived from France.

All of them have been inoculated.

Meanwhile, health authorities are looking into a case involving a 17-year-old boy who flew from Hong Kong to the UK last week, and tested positive on Sunday.

As a precautionary measure, officials said the Tsuen Wan building where he stayed during the incubation period – Block 7 of Belvedere Garden – will be subject to a compulsory testing order.

There are also about five preliminary positive cases.

The city has recorded 12,217 coronavirus cases so far.