3 imported COVID-19 cases reported today, 2 from Columbia and 1 from Indonesia (Updated: 4.45pm)


8th June 2021 – (Hong Kong) The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced that as of 12am today, there were three additional confirmed COVID-19 cases, taking the number of cases to 11,869 in Hong Kong so far (comprising 11,868 confirmed cases and one probable case).

 All of the newly reported cases are imported cases. The imported cases include a 19-year old man and 22-year-old woman from Columbia. The 19-year-old man developed symptoms on 6th June while the 22-year-old woman had no symptoms. Another 42-year-old woman who arrived from Indonesia also tested positive, she had no symptoms. She stayed at ICLUB MA TAU WAI HOTEL, To Kwa Wan during quarantine.

 A total of 32 cases have been reported in the past 14 days including three local cases of which one is from unknown sources.

As at 9am today, no COVID-19 confirmed patient was discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 11,584 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.
At present, there are 619 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1,130 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 41 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in 13 public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre, among which one patient (Case No. 6794) is in critical condition, one (Case No. 9907) is in serious condition and the remaining 39 patients are in stable condition.