No new cases found in Taikoo, Wan Chai lockdowns

No new cases of Covid-19 have been found so far at the two residential buildings locked down overnight. Health authorities had tested 400 residents at a block in Taikoo and another 95 at a building in Wanchai. Authorities acted after a confirmed case, and two preliminary positives, were detected in...

Two buildings in Taikoo and Wan Chai put on lockdown

Two residential buildings – in Taikoo Shing and Wan Chai – were put on lockdown by health authorities on Tuesday evening after three positive or preliminary positive Covid-19 cases were detected involving people arriving from overseas. Two of the patients carry the more contagious L452R strain, officials said, while the...

Chai Wan housing block sealed off for Covid testing

Authorities put a public housing block in Chai Wan under lockdown from 9pm on Thursday, after a resident there tested preliminary positive for a mutant variant of the coronavirus. Residents of Fung Hing House in Hing Wah (II) Estate have been ordered to undergo mandatory testing. The government said it...

Two gatherings helped spread Covid variant: CHP

Health authorities on Wednesday said their latest investigation found how a mutated strain of coronavirus has possibly spread in Hong Kong. The Centre for Health Protection found a possible link between the infection of a man who flew in from Dubai in March and three foreign domestic helpers who came...

Protest marks National Security Education Day

2021-04-15 HKT 09:53" title="The protest group march through Wan Chai, flanked by police officers. Photo: RTHK"> The protest group march through Wan Chai, flanked by police officers. Photo: RTHK Four pro-democracy activists staged a march through Wan Chai on Thursday morning, demanding universal suffrage for the entire country, as Hong...

Six acquitted of conspiracy to riot

2021-02-19 HKT 22:08" title="The District Court said there wasn't enough evidence that the suspects used a rented Wan Chai flat as a base for anti-government protests. File photo: RTHK"> The District Court said there wasn't enough evidence that the suspects used a rented Wan Chai flat as a base for...