Lockdowns ordered in To Kwa Wan, Kwai Chung

Health officials on Sunday launched an overnight lockdown and testing operations covering four adjacent tenement buildings in To Kwa Wan and, separately, a residential block in Kwai Chung.

People at 18 and 20 Yin On Street and 17 and 19 Tsun Fat Street, excluding the ground floor shops, have been told to stay at home except when taking a test. It follows positive tests involving residents at the To Kwan Wan buildings. Authorities hope to test everyone by 10.30pm and complete the operation at 7am.

In Kwai Chung, the lockdown covers Shek Wah House on the Shek Lei (II) Estate and was ordered after the virus was found in sewage samples. Officials hope to complete testing by 1am and allow people to leave from around 7am.
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Last updated: 2022-01-30 HKT 21:04