At least 8 preliminary COVID-19 cases reported in HK today, second 24-year-old male employee at M&S Food store tested positive

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7th April 2020 – (Hong Kong) As of 4m yesterday, there are 24 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong. Case 903 is a 48-year-old man, husband of case 935 and the source of infection is known. He felt unwell on 23rd March and he works at as a retail cashier at Marks & Spencer FOOD, Windsor House, Causeway Bay. He went to CEO NEWAY with 5-7 colleagues to attend a farewell party and he was not wearing a mask. One of his colleagues was also tested positive in preliminary diagnosis after his wife was diagnosed positive. The man was suspected to be infected by his colleague.

Another 24-year-old male employee at Marks & Spencer Food at Windsor House has also been tested positive in preliminary diagnosis today. There are a total of 8 preliminary cases as of now.

The nasopharyngeal test of a 71-year-old woman who returned from U.K. to Hong Kong tested negative on 25th ,27th and 28th March at Princess Margaret Hospital. After which the patient was discharged and sent to the quarantine centre on 1st April. During that period, her son and grandson tested positive for COVID-19. She started to have a fever again at the quarantine centre on 5th April and tested positive again.

Two preliminary cases were reported at Kwong Wah Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. There were also 3 preliminary cases reported at AsiaWorld-Expo.

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