Legco to get govt restructuring plan soon: Starry Lee

The administration intends to submit its government restructuring proposal to Legco for scrutiny around the middle of this month, the chairwoman of Legco's house committee, Starry Lee, said on Friday. Chief Executive Carrie Lam earlier proposed setting up a new bureau to oversee culture, sports and tourism, splitting the Transport...

Five Covid cases identified in lockdown

Officials said on Saturday that they've picked up five Covid infections from the overnight lockdown of Chui Kwai House at Kwai Chung Estate. 1,312 residents were tested. Authorities said 91 households did not answer the door, and they'll take follow up action accordingly.

Overnight lockdown in Tuen Mun finds 5 Covid cases

The government on Wednesday said it had found five Covid infections and eight undetermined cases after an overnight lockdown of a residential block in Tuen Mun. Some 940 people from Tip Sum House at Butterfly Estate were tested. A Kwai Chung housing block has now also been locked down for...

Sheung Shui, Kwai Chung blocks locked down

Officials sealed off two residential buildings in Sheung Shui and Kwai Chung on Saturday afternoon for overnight Covid testing. The lockdown of Ching Ping House at the Ching Ho Estate and Kwai Ming House at Kwai Hong Court were expected to finish by 1pm on Sunday. Meanwhile, the lockdown of...

Overnight lockdowns find 11 Covid cases

Health authorities on Wednesday found 11 Covid cases from two overnight lockdowns in Sha Tin and Fanling. Eight of the infections were picked up at Shou Chuen House of Shui Chuen O Estate. The remaining three infections came from Cheung Fung House of Cheung Wah Estate, after screening more than...

Lockdowns find 24 Covid infections

Health authorities on Tuesday found 24 Covid infections after locking down two buildings in Kwai Chung and Tin Shui Wai. Sixteen of the cases were from Hei Lai House of Wah Lai Estate. The other eight were picked up at Shui Fung House of Tin Shui (II) Estate. On Tuesday...

Two blocks locked down for testing

The government on Monday locked down two buildings, in Kwai Chung and Tin Shui Wai, after sewage samples there were found to contain the coronavirus. Residents of Hei Lai House at Wah Lai Estate and Shui Fung House at Tin Shui (II) Estate were required to get tested. The operations...

Overnight lockdowns found 26 Covid infections

Authorities on Friday detected 26 Covid infections after locking down two buildings in Tuen Mun and Kowloon Bay. Among them, 25 positive cases were found after 1,429 residents from Ting Hong House in On Ting Estate were tested, while there were 14 indeterminate results. The other positive case was found...

Lockdowns find 33 Covid cases

Health authorities on Thursday picked up 33 coronavirus infections from two buildings that were locked down for overnight testing. Among them, 23 cases were found in Tower 3 of Grand View Garden in Diamond Hill, while 10 were from Yat Tin House of Tuen Mun's Yan Tin Estate. Separately, the...

Lockdowns imposed in Tuen Mun, Cheung Sha Wan

The government on Tuesday locked down a building in Tuen Mun and three blocks in Cheung Sha Wan, after sewage samples in the buildings were found to contain the coronavirus. People living in Yee Hong House, Yee Yan House and Yee Sau House of Yee Kok Court, as well as...

Lockdowns find more than 40 infections

Authorities on Tuesday picked up 45 Covid cases from the overnight lockdowns of two residential blocks. 36 residents of Yiu Wing House of Yiu On Estate in Sha Tin tested positive for the coronavirus, while nine infections were detected at Ching Chak House at Sheung Shui’s Ching Ho Estate. There...

Overnight lockdowns find 35 Covid cases

The government on Monday found 35 preliminary positive Covid cases during overnight lockdowns of three housing blocks in Kwun Tong and Tin Shui Wai. A total of around 3,300 residents from Choi Lok House at Choi Fook Estate, as well as Shing Yuk House and Shing Chun House at Tin...

Overnight lockdowns in Tin Shui Wai, Kwun Tong

The government on Sunday locked down two blocks in Tin Shui Wai and a building in Kwun Tong overnight. Shing Yuk House and Shing Chun House in Tin Shing Court, and Choi Lok House in Choi Fook Estate in Kwun Tong were locked down after the virus was found in...

Buildings locked down over positive sewage samples

The government locked down two buildings on Saturday afternoon, one in Kowloon Bay and the other in Tsing Yi. Officials moved in after sewage samples from Block 9 of Richland Gardens and Hong Wing House of the Cheung Hong Estate came back positive for Covid, and authorities suspected there were...

Three building lockdowns find 122 Covid infections

The government on Thursday found 122 new Covid-19 infections after locking down three buildings in Tin Shui Wai, Kwun Tong and Sha Tin. The authorities tested a total of 3,364 residents at Shing Chuen House in Tin Shing Court, Tsui Heng House at Tsui Ping (South) Estate, and Sun Kit...