17th September 2022 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong actor and singer Alex Fong tested positive for COVID-19 and he is currently resting at home. During a recent interview, he said that he was diagnosed positive two days ago via rapid antigen test. He has already filed a report with the Department of Health. He developed a fever, headache and a sore throat.
Fong has also represented Hong Kong at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. He holds a degree in business administration from the University of Hong Kong. Fong caught the attention of record executives with his popularity amongst teenage girls and became a singer in 2001.
Fong announced on 1st August 2019 that he would do a Hong Kong Island circumnavigation swim on 5 November to raise money for charity. As part of his training, he did the Clean Half Extreme Marathon Swim, a 15 km marathon swimming race held annually in Hong Kong, and won the race in the solo category. He completed the charity swim in 10 hours and 38 minutes, breaking the previous record set by Simon Holliday in November 2017.