The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating 10 additional COVID-19 cases, taking the number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong to 5,374.
Among the new cases, three are locally transmitted with an unknown source of infection.
One of the cases involves a 38-year-old woman who developed a fever on October 19. She consulted a private doctor on November 5 and submitted a deep throat saliva sample the following day. She lives in Crestmont Villa, Discovery Bay and works at Champion Tower on Garden Road in Central. She last went to work on October 16.
Another case involves a 42-year-old female Yuen Long resident. She sought medical attention at Pok Oi Hospital on November 5 and submitted a deep throat saliva sample the following day. Her husband was an earlier confirmed case.
The third patient is a 50-year-old man who lives in Tai Po. He developed a cough on October 28 and sought medical attention at Hong Kong Baptist Hospital on November 4. He submitted a deep throat saliva sample the following day.
He works at Everbright Centre on Gloucester Road in Wan Chai and last went to work on November 6.
The seven imported cases arrived from France, Serbia, Kenya, Indonesia and the Philippines.
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