More than 460 infections found after lockdowns

Health officials on Friday found 461 suspected Covid-19 cases after sealing off residential blocks in Cheung Sha Wan, Kwun Tong and Tseung Kwan O overnight.

Among the preliminary positive cases, 228 are from Lai Pak House at Lai Tsui Court, 216 are from Ming Tai House at On Tai Estate, while 17 are from Towers 5A and 5B, Royal Diamond of Wings II.

Twenty-nine test results were unclear.

Tests were carried out on more than 4,500 people, while around 130 out of more than 1,600 households staff visited did not answer the door and the government said it would take follow-up measures regarding this.

The buildings were locked down after sewage samples were found to contain Covid.