South Horizons residential block locked down

A building in Ap Lei Chau was locked down overnight on Saturday after a mutant coronavirus strain was detected. Health officials said they aim to finish the lockdown of Mei Ka Court in South Horizons by about noon on Sunday. Earlier, officials said they found no new Covid infections following...

Kennedy Town estate locked down for Covid testing

The government locked down the Sai Wan Estate in Kennedy Town on Thursday afternoon for overnight testing. The "restriction-testing declaration" covered all five blocks of the estate and was expected to finish by 10am on Friday. Earlier in the day, the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Medicine warned of...

Blocks in Diamond Hill locked down

Officials on Saturday locked down two residential blocks in Diamond Hill for overnight testing. The "restriction-testing declaration" on Blocks Two and Three of Bel Air Heights took effect at 4 pm and was expected to finish at around 1 pm the next day. Authorities said they issued the order after...

Residents of several blocks locked down for testing

The authorities on Tuesday locked down a number of blocks Tin Shui Wai, Mei Foo and Kwun Tong for Covid tests on residents, saying they have detected the virus in sewage samples. Residents of blocks one, two and five of Sherwood Court, Kingswood Villas, 80-82 and 84-86 Broadway of Mei...

Kwun Tong and TKO blocks locked down for testing

The government has imposed lockdowns on two buildings in Tseung Kwan O and Kwun Tong, requiring residents to get tested for Covid-19 overnight. Authorities sealed off Block 5 of On Ning Garden in Tseung Kwan O on Friday night, saying preliminary positive infections have been reported at the building. Officials...

Wah Fu block locked down for mass testing

Health officials on Monday evening locked down a block in Wah Fu Estate for mass testing, after a preliminary positive case was detected there, and traces of Covid-19 were found in sewage samples. A spokesman said people living in Wah Yu House are subject to the order and have to...

Sha Tin block locked down for testing

The government on Saturday locked down a residential building at an estate in Sha Tin after tests found Covid-19 in sewage samples from the area. Officials moved in at Mau Chuen House on the Shui Chuen O Estate at about 6.30pm, with residents told to stay home except when undergoing...

Officials put two buildings under lockdown

Health officials locked down two buildings overnight on Tuesday. Tung Moon House in Tai Hang Tung Estate in Sham Shui Po was locked down after "a couple of positive cases" involving a mutant strain. Officials said they expected it to be completed by 7am on Wednesday. Separately a group of...

No cases found in Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong lockdowns

The government says no Covid-19 cases were found in lockdown operations at residential blocks in Kwun Tong and Wong Tai Sin as they wrapped up on Friday morning. Kwun Tong's On Shun Building was locked down at 9.30pm on Thursday, an hour after officials locked down Cheung Bor House at...

Four more residential blocks locked down

The government on Thursday evening imposed overnight lockdowns on four blocks of flats. Residents of Block C of New Kwai Fong Gardens and On Shun Building in Kwai Fong and Kwun Tong were ordered to undergo mandatory testing after one person from each building tested preliminary positive for Covid-19. Blocks...

Sham Shui Po and To Kwa Wan blocks locked down

Authorities on Tuesday evening locked down two blocks in Sham Shui Po and To Kwa Wan, after residents there tested positive for Covid-19. Those who live in Wai Chun House on Un Chau Street, as well as number 21 to 35 of Hung Kwong Street are required to undergo tests...

Tai Wo Hau residential block locked down overnight

The government locked down a block in Tai Wo Hau Estate in Kwai Tsing overnight on Sunday. Officials said they issued a "restriction testing declaration" for Fu Keung House after a resident tested positive for a mutant strain of the coronavirus. They expect the lockdown to finish by 7am on...

Another block locked down at Kwai Chung Estate

Authorities locked down another building at the Kwai Chung Estate at 10.30 pm on Saturday evening due to multiple cases in the surrounding area. Residents of Chin Kwai House are required to be tested before 2.30 am on Sunday, regardless of their vaccination status, and will not be allowed to...

Another building locked down at Kwai Chung Estate

Authorities locked down another building in Kwai Chung at 4 am on Saturday morning because one positive Covid case, as well as two preliminary positive cases (with preliminary test results involving a mutant strain) live there. Residents of Ying Kwai House at Kwai Chung Estate are required to be tested...

Sham Shui Po building locked down over Covid case

Authorities have locked down a building in Sham Shui Po on Friday night after a preliminary positive Covid-19 case was reported there. Residents of 35-37 Nam Cheong Street are required to undergo tests overnight and they won’t be allowed to leave their homes until the results are out. A government...

Aberdeen residential building locked down

The government has locked down a residential building in Aberdeen, following the discovery of a preliminary positive case, which may involve the Delta variant. The case, a 23-year-old woman, works at the Little Boss pet shop in Causeway Bay and had hotpot with friends in Yau Ma Tei. Health officials...

Tseung Kwan O building locked down over Covid scare

Authorities have locked down a housing block in Tseung Kwan O on Friday night, after a resident tested preliminary positive for Covid-19. Those living in Tower 4 of Bauhinia Garden on Tong Chun Street need to get tested overnight and stay in their flats before all results are out. “As...

Mei Foo block locked down over preliminary case

Authorities on Monday evening locked down a housing block in Mei Foo after a resident there tested preliminary positive for Covid. The building is located at 5 to 7 Nassau Street, Mei Foo Sun Chuen Phase 5. The government said it aims to finish the operation at around 7am on...