11th July 2020 – (Hong Kong) Since the third wave of the outbreak began, many cases have been related to restaurants. Among the new cases added today (11th), a 37-year-old female patient had visited Sushi Express near Bun Kee Congee & Noodle Foods at Ping Shek Estate in Kwun Tong on the 22nd of last month. During the meal, the diner next to her was coughing and she developed itchy throat after going home. She was finally diagnosed after the virus test.
Sushi Express stated in the afternoon it learned that a patient had patronised their branch at Shop 4, G/F, Ping Shek Estate Carpark, Choi Hung during the incubation period. The company immediately suspended the operation of the branch and hired a cleaning company to thoroughly disinfect all areas within the branch. All the unsealed or processed ingredients were disposed and employees were arranged to isolate themselves for 14 days.
In addition, among the new cases added today, a 52-year-old male pilot who arrived in Hong Kong from the United States yesterday (10th) arrived in Hong Kong and had a virus testing. He visited Din Tai Fung restaurant before returning to the hotel. The exact location of the branch was not revealed.