Contract technical assistant of Housing Department tests preliminary positive for COVID-19


23rd January 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Housing Department today learned that a contract technical assistant has tested preliminary positive for COVID-19.

He resides in Yat Kwai House, Kwai Chung Estate and was arranged for COVID-19 test since January 19. He was preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday (January 22).

He worked at the Housing Authority Headquarters in Ho Man Tin. He last worked in the office on January 21. He did not have contact with members of the public recently while performing duties. He had been wearing masks and following relevant disease prevention measures at work.

The office has been fully cleaned and sterilised in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP).

  The Housing Department will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP and co-operate with its disease prevention measures and quarantine work.