4th December 2020 – (Hong Kong) The fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic is severe. Of the 90 new cases on Thursday (3rd), 79 were local infections, of which 31 cases with unknown sources. The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health has updated the whereabouts of the COVID-19 patients during incubation period. 17 restaurants were added including “Dragon-I” bar and restaurant at The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Bloom by Wang Jia Sha at Shop No.101, 1/F, Cityplaza II, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo, Bubble Tea Work at Shop 2009, 2/F, Kwai Chung Plaza, 7 Kwai Foo Road, Kwai Fong.
In addition, three confirmed cases reported that they visited the Hong Kong Coliseum to attend Hins Cheung’s concert. According to the latest whereabouts of the incubation period of the confirmed case, a 50-year-old man (Case No: 6119) belonging to the dance group cluster was diagnosed on 28th November and reported to have visited Dragon-I on 26th November. The restaurant and popular nightspot is owned by Gilbert Yeung, tycoon Albert Yeung’s son. It is a restaurant during the day and a club at night where the expatriates and locals pop champagnes and party.
Meanwhile, the Dragon-I group posted on social media that Dragon-I is still open as usual from 12pm to 4pm but closed for dinner and late night.
Its sister outlet Cassio remains open. In response, Dragon-i management said that it learned of one positive case on Friday, Nov 27th afternoon – a back-of-house maintenance worker with no contact with our guests. The management notified the health authorities immediately and closed dragon-i from 27th Nov evening for three days of deep disinfecting and sanitising. Every staff within the group underwent mandatory testing and all returned with negative results. Dragon-I said that its venue has been completely disinfected and it will continue to implement every precaution to ensure the safety of our staff and customers.
In addition, a 36-year-old woman (Case No. 5927) belonging to the dance group cluster became ill on 24th November and was diagnosed on 26th November. She visited many places on 23rd November, including the “Orange Elephant Thai Restaurant” at 31-33 Kai Tak Road, Kowloon City and Social Place at 30, Canton Road, TST.
A 62-year-old woman who became ill on 17th November was diagnosed on the 27th November. She visited Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine at One Peking on 19th November. A 20-year-old woman (Case No. 6003) became ill on 24th November and was diagnosed on the 27th. After the onset of illness, on 25th November, she went to Bubble Tea Work.
On November 28th, three confirmed cases reported that they had visited the Hong Kong Coliseum. They were all diagnosed on 3rd December i.e. a 23-year-old woman (Case No.6539), a 33-year-old man (Case No. 6541) and a 33-year-old woman (Case No.6542). The woman developed symptoms on 1st December. All three reported to live at different addresses, namely Skypark in Mong Kok, Yiu Yan House in Yiu On Estate, Ma On Shan and Sham Shui Po Building on Shek Kip Mei Street, Sham Shui Po. Meanwhile, there were four new COViD-19 patients on Thursday who live in Skypark.