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Ceremony of Celebration Activities for Ethnic Minorities for the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSARThe Home Affairs Department (HAD) held the Ceremony of Celebration Activities for Ethnic Minorities for the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on 28 August 2022 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland with ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. The Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Miss Alice Mak and the Director of Home Affairs, Mrs Alice Cheung together with other guests, officiated at the ceremony. They encouraged ethnic minorities to participate in a series of celebration activities organised by support service centres for ethnic minorities and community support teams commissioned by the HAD. There were also some stellar stage performances by talented and energetic performers from ethnic minorities and from local communities which fully demonstrated that people of diverse cultures and backgrounds in Hong Kong could respect and appreciate each other’s culture.

Activity photos can be viewed in this link (Please click this link)

The video highlights of the Ceremony can also be found at https://www.rthk.hk/radio/radio2

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The Home Affairs Department has handed over anti-epidemic service packs and COVID-19 rapid test kits to the CHEER Centre for their onward distribution to the ethnic minorities.  Let us be united and fight the virus.

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​ Government cancels arrangement of issuing isolation ordersThe Government said that, following three years of COVID-19 epidemic in Hong Kong, with the ever evolvement of the virus and Omicron becoming the predominating variant, coupled with the enhancement of prevention and treatment capacities of the healthcare system and the handling capacity of society as a whole, the risk posed by COVID-19 to local public health has apparently altered. Considering the balance between infection risks and resumption of economic and livelihood impetus, the Government decided to cancel the arrangement of issuing isolation orders to infected persons according to the Prevention and Control of Disease Regulation (Cap. 599A) from January 30.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/19/P2023011900678.htm

2.        Proof of nucleic acid test not required for young children aged 3 and below for entry into Mainland from Hong KongThe Government announced that, upon communications with relevant Mainland authorities, young children aged 3 and below are no longer required to present proof of a negative result of a COVID-19 nucleic acid test conducted within 48 hours prior to their journey from Hong Kong to the Mainland.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/18/P2023011800635.htm

3.        Government fine-tunes mask-wearing requirements in certain premisesThe Government announced that fine-tunings to mask-wearing requirements in certain premises will take effect from January 26 after taking into consideration the operational needs of these premises.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/20/P2023012000657.htm

4.        Government further extends outreach vaccination service special programme for residential care homes till mid-February​​In a bid to keep strengthening the protection for residents of residential care homes (RCHs) for the elderly and persons with disabilities, the Government announced further extension of the outreach vaccination service special programme for RCHs for four weeks till mid-February.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/17/P2023011700394.htm

5.        Various holding centres to cease operation graduallyThe Social Welfare Department (SWD) announced that all holding centres (HCs) established in sports centres as well as some in AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) gradually cease operation.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/19/P2023011900304.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health
26 Jan 2023

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government announces updated arrangement under Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination ProgrammeThe Government announced that, starting from January 16, all free vaccination will no longer be offered to non-Hong Kong residents under the Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme (Government Vaccination Programme). Non-Hong Kong residents in need may receive COVID-19 vaccination at their own cost via private healthcare organisations providing vaccination services.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/12/P2023011200426.htm

2.        Government clarifies that young children aged under three must present nucleic acid test result for entry into the MainlandRegarding whether young children aged under three are required to present a negative result proof of a nucleic acid test when travelling across Hong Kong and the Mainland, a Government spokesman gave the response.Under the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, all persons entering the Mainland from Hong Kong must possess a negative result of a COVID-19 nucleic acid test conducted within 48 hours prior to the journey. Under the relevant nucleic acid testing requirement for entering the Mainland, there is no specified exemption for any group of persons, including young children aged under three. Therefore, for young children aged under three, they are also required to possess a negative result proof of a nucleic acid test if they intend to travel northbound for entering the Mainland.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/10/P2023011000114.htm

3.        Government adjusts evaluation criteria for COVID-19 nucleic acid test resultsThe Government announced that the evaluation criteria for COVID-19 nucleic acid test results has been adjusted with effect from January 16. Test results issued from that day with a Ct value of 35 or above would be regarded as negative for purposes other than clinical management.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/13/P2023011300407.htm

4.        Termination of designated taxi fleet services arranged by Government for people contracted with COVID-19​Following the relaxation of different anti-epidemic measures, the designated taxi fleet (designated fleet) set up by the Government and the taxi industry has ceased to operate from January 14 (Saturday).For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/11/P2023011100510.htm

5.        Response to media enquiries about patients reselling COVID-19 oral drugs illegallyA Government spokesman reminded members of the public that they should take the COVID-19 oral drugs according to the doctor’s instructions and complete the entire course of treatment if they are prescribed with relevant medications after consultation. It is an offence to give or resell the prescribed drugs to others.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/12/P2023011200768.htm

6.        Supply of medicine containing paracetamol and COVID-19 oral drugsA Government spokesman said that the supply of medicine containing paracetamol in Hong Kong remains stable. The public need not stockpile the relevant medicine. In addition, it is an offence to sell or resell COVID-19 oral drugs, including supply without payment.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/13/P2023011300459.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health
17 Jan 2023
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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government announces nucleic acid testing arrangement to be implemented since January 8 for resumption of normal travel between Hong Kong and MainlandAccording to the announcement made through the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, starting from January 8, persons entering the Mainland from Hong Kong must possess a negative result of a COVID-19 nucleic acid test conducted within 48 hours prior to entry and declare the test result in the customs health declaration card. In light of the aforementioned arrangement for resumption of normal travel, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government announced details of the relevant testing arrangements in Hong Kong.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/06/P2023010600339.htm

2.        Progressive, orderly and comprehensive resumption of normal travel between Hong Kong and Mainland to be achieved​Starting January 8, all persons entering the Mainland from Hong Kong, or entering Hong Kong from the Mainland, are required to undergo a polymerase chain reaction-based nucleic acid test for COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of flight departure (for those entering via the airport) or the time of arrival (for those entering via other boundary control points (BCPs)) and obtain a negative result. Travellers should hold the applicable nucleic test report for checking by BCP personnel.In addition, if inbound persons from Macao have stayed in the Mainland on the day of, or in the seven days prior to, arrival at Hong Kong, they will be required to undergo a PCR test within 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of arrival at Hong Kong, and obtain a negative result for entering Hong Kong.For details, refer to:https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/05/P2023010500649.htmhttps://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/05/P2023010500642.htm

3.        Secretary for Health visits community testing centreThe Secretary for Health, Professor Lo Chung-mau, visited a community testing centre (CTC) on January 9 morning to learn more about its operation and the situation of members of the public undergoing tests there. The Government also announced the testing arrangement for young children aged under three.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/09/P2023010900617.htm

4.        “LeaveHomeSafe” system ceased operationThe Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) announced that following the relaxation of different anti-epidemic measures, the resumption of normal travel of Hong Kong and the Mainland in a progressive, orderly and comprehensive manner,  as well as the resumption of normalcy of public’s daily lives,  the “LeaveHomeSafe” system has ceased operation and the app will not be further updated.The “LeaveHomeSafe” telephone hotline (2626 3066) and the mobile support stations at 25 MTR stations for supporting the Vaccine Pass measure also ceased operation from January 8 onwards.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202301/08/P2023010800303.htm

5.        The charging arrangement of private doctors for “Non-eligible Persons” prescribed with COVID-19 oral drugsA Government spokesperson said that following the adjustments of local anti-epidemic measures , the Department of Health (DH) has issued letter to private doctors who have registered under the Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS), reminding them that if the two COVID-19 oral drugs obtained from the Government, namely Paxlovid and Molnupiravir, are prescribed to “Non-eligible Persons” (NEP), private doctors are required to collect the drug cost on behalf of the Government.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/31/P2022123100602.htm

6.        DH responds to media reports on sale of COVID-19 oral drugs at drugstores​A  spokesman for the Department of Health (DH) said that two types of COVID-19 oral drugs (Paxlovid and Molnupiravir), which are currently supplied in Hong Kong by two drug manufacturers, namely Pfizer Corporation Hong Kong Limited and Merck Sharp & Dohme (Asia) Ltd, have been registered as pharmaceutical products in Hong Kong in accordance with the Pharmacy and Poisons Regulations (Cap. 138A). At present, only the two above-mentioned pharmaceutical products are approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong (the Board) as registered oral drugs for COVID-19 treatment.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/30/P2022123000526.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health
10 Jan 2023

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Receiving Seasonal Influenza Vaccination – Promotional MaterialsThe Department of Health has prepared a set of health promotional materials for ethnic minorities to encourage them to receive seasonal influenza vaccination.Attached please find an electronic copy of the health promotional materials. You may also download the material from the following webpage: https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/static/104022.html.Eligible persons under the Vaccination Subsidy Scheme may search for private clinics providing vaccination service and the required service fees (if applicable) at the List of Enrolled Healthcare Service Providers (Website: https://apps.hcv.gov.hk/Public/en/SPS/Search).  Please select “Clinic” venue and “Seasonal influenza vaccine (SIV)” under the “Scheme” Options, and under the “District” Options you can select your preferred district(s).  You may then contact the selected clinic for details and make booking in advance.Alternatively, eligible persons under the Government Vaccination Programme may receive vaccination under Hospital Authority (HA) clinics or Department of Health (DH) clinics. For more information about the eligible groups, commencement date, service providers and the details of vaccination arrangement under HA or DH clinics, please refer to CHP website: https://www.chp.gov.hk/files/pdf/202223_gvp_provisional_table_eng.pdf.Department of Health

5 Jan 2023

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government adjusts local anti-epidemic measures

With a view to enabling citizens to resume their normal daily lives in a continuous and orderly manner, in light of the epidemic development and relevant risks assessment by the Department of Health (DH), the Government announced that local anti-epidemic measures are adjusted starting from December 29, including removing definition of close contacts and ceasing issuance of quarantine orders, removing the Vaccine Pass requirement, lifting social distancing measures except mask-wearing, adjusting testing arrangements and maintaining local healthcare services.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/29/P2022122900035.htm

2.        Government adjusts testing arrangements for inbound persons

The Government announced that starting from December 29, the pre-departure testing arrangements for all inbound persons are standardised and all nucleic acid testing requirements after their arrival at Hong Kong are lifted. Inbound persons are advised to conduct daily rapid antigen test (RAT) until Day 5 after their arrival at Hong Kong.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/28/P2022122800773.htm

3.        Government appeals persons infected with COVID-19 to use medical services efficiently

To better combat the COVID-19 epidemic, the Government appealed that persons infected with COVID-19 may consider using private medical services efficiently so as to help alleviate the pressure on the public healthcare system.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/23/P2022122300746.htm

4.        Supply of medicine containing paracetamol in Hong KongGovernment stated that the recent increase in demand for medicine for relief of pain and fever is noted, in particular certain brand of medicine containing paracetamol for use as analgesics and antipyretics. The Government stressed that the stock level of medicine containing paracetamol in the public healthcare system is sufficient and appealed to drug retail outlets such as pharmacies and supermarkets to closely monitor the sale of the relevant drugs for maintaining steady supply to those in need.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/22/P2022122200801.htm

5.        Latest shipment of Comirnaty bivalent vaccine arrives in Hong KongThe latest shipment of about 520 000 doses of the Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 bivalent vaccine (i.e. Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 (15/15 micrograms)/dose Dispersion for Injection COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified)) by Fosun Pharma/BioNTech arrived in Hong Kong on December 23as arranged by Fosun Pharma.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/23/P2022122300533.htm

6.        Government announces provision of COVID-19 vaccines by private market and updated arrangement for Government COVID-19 vaccination programme

The Government announced earlier that a total of the three types of COVID-19 vaccines (Comirnaty ancestral strain vaccine (30 micrograms/dose), Comirnaty bivalent vaccine and CoronaVac vaccine) (registered COVID-19 vaccines) being supplied in Hong Kong by two drug manufacturers, namely Fosun Pharma and Sinovac, have been registered as pharmaceutical products in Hong Kong in accordance with the Pharmacy and Poisons Regulations (Cap. 138A). The Government announced the updated vaccination arrangements.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/22/P2022122200711.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/

Department of Health

3 Jan 2023

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines1.        ​​ Government relaxes certain social distancing measuresThe Government announced that earlier relaxation of certain social distancing measures will be made with effect from December 22, taking into account the latest epidemic development and socio-economic needs.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/20/P2022122000646.htm

2.        Government clarifies that persons undergoing voluntary testing still entitled free COVID-19 nucleic acid testingThe Government clarified that free COVID-19 nucleic acid testing has all along been provided to designated groups, including persons undergoing voluntary testing, at the community testing centres, community testing stations and ad-hoc mobile specimen collection stations with a view to detecting confirmed cases early. Government stressed that the relevant testing policy remains unchanged.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/16/P2022121600841.htm

3.        Opening hours for community testing centres/stations during Christmas and New YearThe Health Bureau announced that all community testing centres (CTCs) and community testing stations (CTSs) across the city will remain open during the Christmas and New Year holidays to enable members of the public to undergo testing.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/21/P2022122000466.htm

4.        Enhancement in Home Vaccination Service to administer fifth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to elderlyEligible persons aged 18 or above may choose to receive the fifth dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or the fourth dose for recovered persons, for better protection. The Home Vaccination Service (HVS) will provide correspondingly the above vaccination service for elderly persons aged 70 or above and persons who have difficulties to go out for vaccination due to illness or disability.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/16/P2022121600215.htm

5.        COVID-19 vaccines supplied by two drug manufacturers registered as pharmaceutical products in Hong KongThe Government said that a total of three types of COVID-19 vaccines (Comirnaty ancestral strain vaccine (30 micrograms/dose), Comirnaty bivalent vaccine and CoronaVac vaccine), which are currently supplied in Hong Kong by two drug manufacturers, namely Fosun Pharma and Sinovac, have been registered as pharmaceutical products in Hong Kong in accordance with the Pharmacy and Poisons Regulations (Cap. 138A).For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/20/P2022122000523.htm

6.        Flexibility arrangements to assist foreign domestic helpers and employers cope with COVID-19 pandemic will be discontinued on May 1, 2023The Government announced that the flexibility arrangements to assist foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) and their employers to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic will be discontinued on May 1, 2023.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/19/P2022121900349.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health
22 Dec 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​ Government adjusts five anti-epidemic measures

Having assessed the epidemic development and taking into consideration the need for resuming social and economic activities, the Government announced that a series of anti-epidemic measures are adjusted with effect from December 14, such that citizens’ daily lives may continue to resume normalcy in an orderly manner.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/13/P2022121300859.htm

2.        Government adjusts isolation, quarantine and testing arrangements

The Government announced that starting from December 9, persons infected with COVID-19 may be discharged from isolation on Day 5 at the earliest if they obtain negative rapid antigen test (RAT) results on both Day 4 and Day 5 of the isolation period. For close contacts of infected persons, they will be discharged from quarantine on Day 5 if negative results are obtained in all the daily RATs during the five-day quarantine period, and are not required to undergo further tests. Daily RAT requirement for inbound persons from Taiwan or overseas places is also adjusted to until Day 5 after arrival at Hong Kong.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/08/P2022120800701.htm

3.        Government maintains existing social distancing measures

In view of the latest epidemic trend, the Government announced that the existing social distancing measures which are set to expire on December 14 will be maintained until December 28.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/08/P2022120800669.htm

4.        Scientific Committees under CHP updated consensus interim recommendations on use of COVID-19 vaccines

The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases and the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases (JSC) under the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health, joined by the Chief Executive’s expert advisory panel (EAP), convened a meeting to discuss and issue the consensus interim recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines in Hong Kong.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/01/P2022120100687.htm

5.        SCS viewed first-day administration of BioNTech bivalent vaccine

The Secretary for the Civil Service, Mrs Ingrid Yeung, visited the Community Vaccination Centre (CVC) at CUHK Medical Centre to see for herself the BioNTech bivalent vaccination of the public and learn about the views of the vaccine recipients.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/01/P2022120100326.htm

6.        SCS urged parents to act fast and arrange COVID-19 vaccination for their children

The Secretary for the Civil Service, Mrs Ingrid Yeung, urged parents not to underestimate the effects and complications faced by young children without the protection conferred by the COVID-19 vaccine should they get infected during her attendance at “Children with jabs, parents with ease” parent-child activities. Parents should act fast in arranging COVID-19 vaccination for their children. For the sake of their health, the young and old should receive the required dosage of vaccine as early as possible for the best protection.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/03/P2022120200595.htm

7.        Latest arrangements of COVID-19 vaccination venues

The Government announced the latest arrangements of COVID-19 vaccination venues. The Yuen Long Community Vaccination Station (CVS) will be set up on December 16. Members of the public can make reservations for vaccination services for themselves or their children through booking.covidvaccine.gov.hk.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/07/P2022120600439.htm

8.        Latest inbound control arrangement for foreign domestic helpers

The Labour Department (LD) reminded foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) and employers that the Government adjusted the inbound control arrangement for overseas inbound persons with effect from December 9.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202212/08/P2022120800659.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/

Department of Health

15 Dec 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government maintains existing social distancing measures

Having assessed the latest epidemic trend, the Government announced that the existing social distancing measures which are set to expire on November 30 will be maintained until December 14.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/24/P2022112400745.htm

2.        Bookings for vaccination with BioNTech bivalent vaccine opens to eligible persons

Eligible persons aged 12 or above may choose to receive the BioNTech bivalent vaccine from December 1, and online reservations has opened from November 27.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/26/P2022112500453.htm

3.        DH’s Maternal and Child Health Centres and Student Health Service Centres to further facilitate COVID-19 vaccination for toddlers and children

The Department of Health (DH) said that its Maternal and Child Health Centres (MCHCs) and Student Health Service Centres (SHSCs) will enhance the vaccination services of BioNTech and Sinovac to further facilitate COVID-19 vaccination for toddlers and children.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/23/P2022112300694.htm

4.        Government launches new round of outreach vaccination service’s special programme for residential care homes

In view of the recent volatile COVID-19 epidemic situation, as well as the impending winter surge of influenza, the Government launched a new round of outreach vaccination service special programme for residential care homes (RCHs) to strengthen the targeted protection for RCHs for the elderly and persons with disabilities. The special programme commenced and will last for four weeks. Medical teams will be arranged to visit RCHs at least once a week to provide the outreach vaccination service, with a view to administering vaccines to every resident who is due to get vaccinated as soon as possible, in particular the fourth dose as a booster dose. The seasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) will also be provided to residents at the same time to attain dual protection.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/25/P2022112500580.htm

5.        Outreach COVID-19 vaccination and publicity team to hold parent-child carnival in shopping mall

The outreach COVID-19 vaccination and publicity team will go to a shopping mall on December 3 to encourage more members of the public to bring their children and family members to receive COVID-19 vaccination.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/27/P2022112700007.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health

30 Nov 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines1.        ​​Secretary for Health authorises Comirnaty bivalent vaccine for emergency use in Hong Kong​The Government announced that the Secretary for Health has authorised the Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 bivalent vaccine (i.e. Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 (15/15 micrograms)/dose Dispersion for Injection COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified)) by Fosun Pharma/BioNTech for emergency use in Hong Kong in accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Use of Vaccines) Regulation (Cap. 599K).According to the information provided by the drug manufacturer, the first batch of the Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 bivalent vaccine to be supplied to Hong Kong is expected to arrive Hong Kong from Germany at the end of this month. After receiving shipment of the relevant vaccine and completing the necessary quality assurance procedures, the Government will provide the relevant vaccines to the public as soon as possible. Details will be announced later.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/18/P2022111800312.htm2.        Government adjusts nucleic acid testing arrangements for inbound personsThe Government announced that the nucleic acid testing arrangements for persons arriving at Hong Kong from overseas places or Taiwan are adjusted starting on November 21.  Relevant persons are only required to undergo nucleic acid tests on the day of arrival at Hong Kong (i.e. “test-and-go” at the airport) and on Day 2 after arrival at Hong Kong, as well as daily rapid antigen tests (RATs) after arrival until Day 7 after arrival at Hong Kong. The compulsory nucleic acid testing requirement on Day 4 and Day 6 after arrival at Hong Kong are lifted.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/17/P2022111700682.htm3.        Government implements specific arrangements for inbound tour groupsThe Government announced that the specific arrangements for inbound tour groups has been implemented on November 18 with a view to assisting the inbound tour groups received by travel agents and accompanied by licensed tourist guides to resume tourist activities in strict compliance with the anti-epidemic measures.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/18/P2022111800430.htm4.        Government reminds public and scheduled premises operators to take note of implementation details of social distancing measuresThe Government reminded members of the public and scheduled premises operators to take note of the implementation details of the adjusted social distancing measures in the new cycle that has come into effect on November 17. In particular, to facilitate differentiation by members of the public and avoid public’s confusion during actual operation, all public skating rinks and cinemas must continue to conduct “active checking” on Vaccine Pass regardless of whether users or patrons are required to wear masks during exercise or when consuming food or drink. In other words, persons-in-charge of public skating rinks and cinemas must continue to conduct “active checking” on patrons or users’ Vaccine Pass in accordance with the prevailing.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/16/P2022111600807.htm5.        Government announces transitional arrangements for holders of Medical Exemption Certificates during period before vaccination requirements under Vaccine Pass are metThe Government announced that transitional arrangements will be introduced on November 22 to allow persons who currently hold or have previously held a COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate (Medical Exemption Certificate) to be issued a Vaccine Pass (Transitional) (Transitional Vaccine Pass), such that they can enter Vaccine Pass applicable premises during the period when they have started the vaccination course but not yet met the vaccination requirement under the Vaccine Pass.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/17/P2022111700446.htmMore information on COVID-19 vaccines:www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health

21 Nov 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines1.        ​​ DH enhances online declaration platforms’ functionsTo enable people who tested positive to update and supplement information submitted via the online declaration platforms (“Declaration System for individuals tested positive for COVID-19 using Rapid Antigen Test” ([www.chp.gov.hk/ratp]www.chp.gov.hk/ratp) and “Online self-reporting for COVID-19 patient” ([www.chp.gov.hk/cdpi]www.chp.gov.hk/cdpi)), the Department of Health (DH) has added new functions for them to update the mobile number of themselves and their household contacts for receipt of SMS, and to add relevant information of household contacts who have not been declared previously, within seven days after the first submission via the online platforms for one time only. The relevant systems will not handle any request for an information update submitted beyond the seven-day period after the first submission.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/08/P2022110800496.htm2.        Government suitably relaxes social distancing measures furtherHaving assessed the epidemic risk and the need for resuming social and economic activities, the Government announced that the social distancing measures are suitably relaxed further with effect from November 17 such that citizens’ livelihood may continue to resume normalcy in an orderly manner.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/10/P2022111000806.htm3.        Government provides specific arrangements for inbound tour groupsThe Government announced that under the principle of striking a balance between epidemic risks and the need for economic development, and considering that the inbound tour group travellers concerned would be received and assisted to carry out tourist activities in compliance with the anti-epidemic measures by travel agents and accompanied by licensed tourist guides, specific arrangements for inbound tour group travellers will be launched this month. The relevant arrangements can support the gradual resumption of the inbound travel market in an orderly manner, and provide a more favourable business environment for the travel trade.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/07/P2022110700466.htm4.        Free vaccination of toddler formulation of BioNTech vaccine for childrenStarting from November 9, children aged between 6 months and 4 years could receive free vaccination of toddler formulation of the BioNTech vaccine at the four Children Community Vaccination Centres (CCVCs).For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/09/P2022110900204.htm5.        HAD steps up vaccination and related publicity activities to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination of elderly and children​A spokesman for the Home Affairs Department (HAD) said that to encourage the early vaccination of the young and the old, the HAD’s 18 District Offices have stepped up COVID-19 vaccination activities in various districts since August so as to enable citizens of all ages, especially children and the elderly who are more vulnerable to serious infection, to be vaccinated as early as possible to obtain the much needed proper protection for themselves and others under the epidemic situation.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/10/P2022111000455.htm6.        Government reminds members of public that group invalidation declarations of Medical Exemption Certificates take effect on November 9The Government reminded members of the public that the group invalidation declarations made by the Secretary for Health on October 26, pursuant to section 17B(1) of the amended Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599, sub. leg. L) (the Regulation), regarding all COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates (Exemption Certificates) issued by seven registered medical practitioners take effect on November 9. By that time, all specified Medical Exemption Certificates previously issued by the medical practitioners concerned cease to be specified Medical Exemption Certificates, and all Medical Exemption Certificates issued by the medical practitioners concerned after the making of the aforementioned invalidation declarations also not be considered specified Medical Exemption Certificates.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/08/P2022110800576.htmMore information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health

14 Nov 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government further suitably relaxes social distancing measures

Having taken into account the latest epidemic development and relevant factors, the Government announced that social distancing measures will be suitably relaxed further with effect from November 3.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/27/P2022102700682.htm

2.        Government to set two-tier pricing for self-paid COVID-19 nucleic acid testing services

The Government announced that the self-paid COVID-19 nucleic acid testing services will be provided at two-tier pricing with express service introduced starting from October 28. Moreover, the self-paid testing services being provided at the 19 community testing centres (CTCs) will be extended to all 85 CTCs and community testing stations (CTSs).

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/27/P2022102700777.htm

3.        Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) (Amendment) Regulation 2022 gazetted

The Court of First Instance handed down its judgment on the judicial review application in respect of COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates (Exemption Certificates) on October 21, 2022. Having carefully considered the legal advice, the exigency of the fight against the epidemic and the interest of the relevant stakeholders and the public at large, the Government has decided not to appeal against the decision of the Court. The Government would amend the relevant regulations, in order to provide clear legal basis for the relevant directions.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/25/P2022102500852.htm

4.        ​​Secretary for Health declares invalidation of all Medical Exemption Certificates issued by seven registered medical practitioners

The Government announced that the Secretary for Health, pursuant to section 17B(1) of the amended Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599, sub. leg. L) (the Regulation), declared separately the invalidation of all COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates (Exemption Certificates) issued by the seven registered medical practitioners stated in Annex. The aforementioned invalidation declarations will take effect on November 9. By that time, all Exemption Certificates previously issued by the medical practitioners concerned can no longer be used for meeting the Vaccine Pass requirements. At the same time, neither can Exemption Certificate issued by the seven registered medical practitioners after the making of the aforementioned invalidation declarations be used for meeting the Vaccine Pass requirements.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/26/P2022102600795.htm

5.        Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Stations to provide Sinovac and BioNTech vaccination service

Starting from October 31, the 13 COVID-19 Vaccination Stations in public hospitals (HCVSs) provide walk-in vaccination with the Sinovac and BioNTech vaccines.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800219.htm

6.        ​​HAD steps up vaccination and related publicity activities to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination of elderly and children

A spokesman for the Home Affairs Department (HAD) said that to encourage the early vaccination of the young and the old, the HAD’s 18 District Offices have stepped up COVID-19 vaccination activities in various districts since August so as to enable citizens of all ages, especially children and the elderly who are more vulnerable to serious infection, to be vaccinated as early as possible to obtain the much needed proper protection for themselves and others under the epidemic situation.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800703.htm

7.        Paediatric formulation of Comirnaty vaccine arrives in Hong Kong

A batch of about 19 000 doses of the paediatric formulation of the Comirnaty vaccine for use by children aged 5 to 11 arrived in Hong Kong as arranged by Fosun Pharma.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800543.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/

Department of Health

10 Nov 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

  1.        ​​Advisory Panel on COVID-19 Vaccines convenes meeting on application for emergency use of Comirnaty bivalent vaccine by Fosun Pharma
    The Advisory Panel on COVID-19 Vaccines (Advisory Panel) convened a meeting on November 7 on the application for emergency use of Comirnaty bivalent vaccine by Fosun Pharma. The meeting was chaired by convenor Professor Wallace Lau Chak-sing.
    In accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Use of Vaccines) Regulation (Cap. 599K) (the Regulation), Fosun Pharma submitted to the Secretary for Health an application earlier for the authorisation of Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 bivalent vaccine by Fosun Pharma/BioNTech for emergency use. At the same time, it also submitted the overseas authorisation obtained, and information related to the safety, efficacy and quality of the vaccine. The Advisory Panel convened a meeting on November 7 to examine the information and reports submitted by Fosun Pharma.
    For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/07/P2022110700695.htm2.        Persons subject to compulsory testing and specified citizens can still enjoy free nucleic acid testing with Testing Registration Code or advance booking from Tuesday
    The Government reminded members of the public that, starting November 8, persons subject to compulsory testing and specified members of the public can continue to receive COVID-19 nucleic acid testing for free at community testing centres (CTCs) / community testing stations (CTSs) simply by using the Testing Registration Code in the “LeaveHomeSafe” (LHS) mobile application for registration or making a booking online in advance. Relevant citizens who generate a user-designated Testing Registration QR Code on site at CTC/CTSs are also entitled for free testing.
    For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/06/P2022110400769.htm3.        “Throat swab” samples to be collected for free nucleic acid testing starting from November 8
    The Government announced that “throat swab” samples are collected for free nucleic acid tests conducted at community testing centres (CTCs), community testing stations (CTSs), ad-hoc specimen collection stations as well as inbound testing stations at the airport starting from November 8, replacing the current practice of collecting “combined nasal and throat swab” samples. Adjustment is made to the Compulsory Testing Notices correspondingly, such that “throat swab” is accepted for testing.
    For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/05/P2022110500620.htm4.        Bookings for vaccination of toddler formulation of BioNTech vaccine opens on November 9
    Starting from November 9, the four Children Community Vaccination Centres (CCVCs) will provide vaccination service to children aged between 6 months and 4 years with the toddler formulation of the BioNTech vaccine. Parents and guardians can make bookings for their children from 9am November 6 at the booking system on the designated website of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme (booking.covidvaccine.gov.hk).
    For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202211/05/P2022110400561.htm5.        Additional CoronaVac vaccine doses purchased by Government arrive in Hong Kong
    The Government announced that about 360 000 extra doses of the CoronaVac vaccine have been purchased to cope with the demand for COVID-19 vaccination. The batch of vaccines has been delivered to Hong Kong from Beijing on October 31.
    For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/31/P2022103100591.htmMore information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health

8 Nov 2022

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Receiving Seasonal Influenza Vaccines through Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (VSS)

The winter influenza season is approaching. Given that the local seasonal influenza activity has been staying at low levels since February 2020, the overall immunity against influenza in the community is at present relatively low. The Government strongly urges the public to complete the recommended dosage of COVID-19 vaccines and the latest seasonal influenza vaccine as early as possible to obtain better protection in the event of co-infection with COVID-19 and influenza.

 

The Flu Vaccine can be received at the same time as, or at any time before or after COVID-19 vaccines. For more information, please visit the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) website: https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/features/46107.html

 

The 2022/23 Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (VSS) provides subsidised Flu Vaccine for the following eligible Hong Kong residents:

– persons aged 50 years or above;

– children aged 6 months to less than 12 years (will be extended to persons aged 6 months to

less than 18 years (or secondary school students) starting from 10 Nov 2022);

– pregnant women;

– persons with intellectual disability; and

– recipients of Disability Allowance / standard rate of “100% disabled” or “requiring constant attendance” under Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme.

 

The subsidy is $260 per dose. Private doctors may or may not charge an extra fee. Eligible persons can select an enrolled private doctor/ clinic from the eHealth System (Subsides) https://apps.hcv.gov.hk/public/en/SPS/Search for booking an appointment for Flu Vaccination. Should you have further enquiries, please contact us by phone at 2125 2125.

 

Programme Management and Vaccination Division

Emergency Response and Programme Management Branch

Centre for Health Protection

Department of Health

7 Nov 2022

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Updated Information on Melioidosis

Causative agent

Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. It can affect both humans and animals such as sheep, swine, cats, dogs, etc. This bacterium is widespread in soils and muddy water, particularly common in moist clay soils. It is endemic in Southeast Asia (e.g. Singapore and Thailand) and northern Australia.

Clinical features

Melioidosis may present with localised infection (such as cutaneous abscess), pneumonia, meningoencephalitis, sepsis, or chronic suppurative infection. Depending on the site of infection, common symptoms include fever, headache, localised pain or swelling, ulceration, chest pain, cough, haemoptysis, and swelling of regional lymph nodes.

Mode of transmission

Humans can become infected through contact with contaminated soil and surface waters (especially through skin abrasions/wounds); inhalation of contaminated dust/water droplets; and ingestion of contaminated water. Person-to-person transmission is rare but may occur through contact with the blood or body fluids of an infected person.

High risk groups

Persons with underlying diseases including diabetes, lung disease, liver disease, renal disease, cancer, or immunosuppression have higher risks for contracting the disease. Agricultural, laboratory and health-care workers are also vulnerable to occupational exposure.

Incubation period

The incubation period varies, usually from 2 to 4 weeks, but can range from 1 day to few years.

Management

Melioidosis can be treated with antibiotics. Long-term treatment may be necessary for some chronic infection cases. Mortality rate ranges from around 40-75%.

Prevention

No vaccine is available for melioidosis. To prevent melioidosis, people should take the following measures:

  • Avoid contact with contaminated soil.
  • Wear appropriate protective clothing or footwear when participating in activities with possible contact with soil or water, e.g. use gloves and wear boots.
  • Wash or shower after exposure to contaminated water or soil.
  • Always clean any wounds as soon as possible and cover any cuts or grazes with waterproof dressings.
  • Wash hands with liquid soap and water after handling with soils or gardening.
  • Observe food hygiene and avoid drinking raw water.
  • Travellers can contract the disease through outdoor water sports. Risk of infection can be minimised by avoiding exposure to water sources (such as rivers, ponds or lakes) that might be contaminated.

Department of Health

14 Oct 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines

1.        ​​Government further suitably relaxes social distancing measures

Having taken into account the latest epidemic development and relevant factors, the Government announced that social distancing measures will be suitably relaxed further with effect from November 3.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/27/P2022102700682.htm

2.        Government to set two-tier pricing for self-paid COVID-19 nucleic acid testing services

The Government announced that the self-paid COVID-19 nucleic acid testing services will be provided at two-tier pricing with express service introduced starting from October 28. Moreover, the self-paid testing services being provided at the 19 community testing centres (CTCs) will be extended to all 85 CTCs and community testing stations (CTSs).

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/27/P2022102700777.htm

3.        Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) (Amendment) Regulation 2022 gazetted

The Court of First Instance handed down its judgment on the judicial review application in respect of COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates (Exemption Certificates) on October 21, 2022. Having carefully considered the legal advice, the exigency of the fight against the epidemic and the interest of the relevant stakeholders and the public at large, the Government has decided not to appeal against the decision of the Court. The Government would amend the relevant regulations, in order to provide clear legal basis for the relevant directions.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/25/P2022102500852.htm

4.        ​​Secretary for Health declares invalidation of all Medical Exemption Certificates issued by seven registered medical practitioners

The Government announced that the Secretary for Health, pursuant to section 17B(1) of the amended Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599, sub. leg. L) (the Regulation), declared separately the invalidation of all COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificates (Exemption Certificates) issued by the seven registered medical practitioners stated in Annex. The aforementioned invalidation declarations will take effect on November 9. By that time, all Exemption Certificates previously issued by the medical practitioners concerned can no longer be used for meeting the Vaccine Pass requirements. At the same time, neither can Exemption Certificate issued by the seven registered medical practitioners after the making of the aforementioned invalidation declarations be used for meeting the Vaccine Pass requirements.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/26/P2022102600795.htm

5.        Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Stations to provide Sinovac and BioNTech vaccination service

Starting from October 31, the 13 COVID-19 Vaccination Stations in public hospitals (HCVSs) provide walk-in vaccination with the Sinovac and BioNTech vaccines.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800219.htm

6.        ​​HAD steps up vaccination and related publicity activities to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination of elderly and children

A spokesman for the Home Affairs Department (HAD) said that to encourage the early vaccination of the young and the old, the HAD’s 18 District Offices have stepped up COVID-19 vaccination activities in various districts since August so as to enable citizens of all ages, especially children and the elderly who are more vulnerable to serious infection, to be vaccinated as early as possible to obtain the much needed proper protection for themselves and others under the epidemic situation.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800703.htm

7.        Paediatric formulation of Comirnaty vaccine arrives in Hong Kong

A batch of about 19 000 doses of the paediatric formulation of the Comirnaty vaccine for use by children aged 5 to 11 arrived in Hong Kong as arranged by Fosun Pharma.

For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/28/P2022102800543.htm

More information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/

Department of Health

2 Nov 2022

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Updated information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and vaccines1.        ​​Government suitably relaxes social distancing measures

The Government announced that the Chief Executive in Council has approved the amendments to the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Gathering) Regulation (Cap. 599G) in order to raise the maximum number of persons allowed in group gatherings in public places from four to 12. The amendments, which subject to the negative vetting by the Legislative Council, come into effect on October 20. This serves to align with the effective cycle (i.e. from October 20 to November 2) during which the social distancing measures relax suitably as earlier announced by the Government.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/18/P2022101800596.htm2.        SCS appeals for timely COVID-19 vaccination

The Secretary for the Civil Service, Mrs Ingrid Yeung, attended a two-day vaccination event in Kowloon City District at Hung Hom Community Hall on October 22 to encourage members of the public, in particular the elderly and children, to receive appropriate doses of COVID-19 vaccine on time.Mrs Yeung said, “Boosting vaccination rate is one of the policy initiatives in ‘The Chief Executive’s 2022 Policy Address’. We will strive to expand the network of vaccination facilities and set up vaccination venues at locations with convenient transportation or high patronage to provide convenience to members of the public in receiving COVID-19 vaccination. In fact, the number of Private Clinic COVID-19 Vaccination Stations have been increased to 26 from September to the present and the Community Vaccination Stations at Lai Chi Kok Park and Wong Tai Sin Temple Square have commenced operation. Members of the public can register online for free vaccination services. Meanwhile, we are rolling out a new series of promotion and publicity to encourage early vaccination of elderly aged above 70 and children aged below 12 so as to build a sound protective barrier for Hong Kong.”For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/22/P2022102100821.htm3.        ​​ Government, community and trade roll out new round of scheme to visit elderly to encourage COVID-19 vaccination

To further encourage unvaccinated elderly for early vaccination so as to reduce their risk of serious illness and death from infection, the Government works with district groups and the property management sector to roll out a new round of a scheme to visit elderly persons in Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong and Kwai Tsing Districts to encourage them to receive COVID-19 vaccination starting from October 22. They gradually pay door-to-door visits to households at the public housing estates with elderly tenants aged 70 or above who have yet to receive COVID-19 vaccination in the Districts.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/21/P2022102100348.htm4.        Home Affairs Department continues to take stringent enforcement actions relating to anti-epidemic regulations and prosecutes club-house for suspected violations of anti-epidemic regulations

A spokesman for the Home Affairs Department (HAD) said that the Office of the Licensing Authority (OLA) under the HAD continued to step up inspections of premises licensed by the OLA (including hotels, guesthouses, club-houses and amusement game centres). The licence holders, customers and guests are required to strictly comply with the requirements and directions under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F), the Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599L) etc., including the requirement on the Red Code and Amber Code under the Vaccine Pass; and customers of catering premises participating in a banquet activity have to comply with the rapid antigen test requirement. The OLA will proactively take stringent enforcement actions on an ongoing basis. Premises operators and the public are urged not to defy the law, but to work together to reduce the risk of virus transmission in the community.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/24/P2022102400841.htm5.        ​​ Update on monitoring COVID-19 vaccination

In the preceding week till 11.59pm on October 16, the Department of Health (DH) received 17 reports of adverse events following COVID-19 immunisation. No death cases were reported by the Hospital Authority (HA) involving individuals who had received vaccines within 14 days before they passed away and had potential association with vaccination.For details, refer to: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202210/19/P2022101900670.htmMore information on COVID-19 vaccines: www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/en/Department of Health
25 Oct 2022

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Citywide RAT to Curb COVID Spread (Reminder)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzFAUzTtmKk  (English)

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Hospital Authority Designated Clinics for COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

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Medication Refill Clinics for Hospital Authority Designated Clinics for COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

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Quick Tips for fighting the novel coronavirus

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