15th January 2022 – (Hong Kong) Sources confirmed that one more female aircraft cabin cleaner preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19. It is understood that the patient was found to be infected at the airport through regular testing.
As for the female cabin cleaner who was diagnosed earlier, the latest genome sequencing shows that it is exactly the same as the earlier confirmed Omicron case (Case No 12777). The confirmed case is an imported case who arrived from the United States by CX845 last Tuesday. The infected cleaner had cleaned the passenger plane involved, the CHP believes that the patient was diagnosed as a result.