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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Security Guard employed by Housing Department contractor at Ching Long Shopping Centre tests positive for COVID-19
Security Guard employed by Housing Department contractor at Ching Long Shopping Centre tests positive for COVID-19
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     The Housing Department last night (December 29) learned that a security guard employed by one of its contractors has tested positive for COVID-19.  He is now in hospital for treatment.           The security guard normally works on the middle shift of the roster and is responsible for the patrolling, manning the security control room and management office of Ching Long Shopping Centre.  He last performed duties on December 28, and was notified by the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) on December 29 that he had tested positive for COVID-19.           The security guard has no recent travel history. He has been wearing a face mask and observing relevant disease prevention measures at work.  When performing duties, he has been undergoing temperature checks and his body temperature was normal.     The security guard is not a resident of nearby Kai Ching Estate or Tak Long Estate.           The common areas, the security control room and management office of Ching Long Shopping Centre have been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected in accordance with the guidelines of the CHP.           The Housing Department will continue to keep up close liaison with the CHP and co-operate with its quarantine work.           

 
Ends/Wednesday, December 30, 2020Issued at HKT 21:00

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