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Covid: Aug 9,.2020 - 63 local cases

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    Covid: Aug 9,.2020 - 63 local cases

    CHP PRESS CONFERENCE SUMMARY
    AUGUST 9TH 2020
    Updated at 5:00pm
    Dr. Chuang of CHP announced as of midnight last night there were 72 newly confirmed cases (4009- 4080)
    63 local cases
    39 have links to previous cases
    24 have no identifiable sources yet
    9 are imported
    Preliminary cases on hand as of 4:32pm on August 9th is around 40 cases.
    HOSPITAL AUTHORITY:
    As of 9:00am on August 9 th 2020
    Patients in hospital: 1041 in 19 hospitals (Including Lei Yue Mun and AsiaWorld Expo)
    Patients in critical condition: 41
    Patients in serious condition: 59
    Patients discharged: 92
    Deaths: 51 (2269,2429, 2955 and 3714)

    IMPORTED CASES:
    9- Imported Cases
    4011 - USA - 10th day test positive
    4014 - Gambia
    4015-4020 - Seafarers from Container Ship -Arrived on August 6th from Malaysia - Related to 3929
    4025 - Philippines - Domestic Helper

    LOCAL CASES:
    39 Cases have leads to previous cases:
    Family members who are close contacts and live together: 33
    33 of these cases involve family members who spent time together. This includes meals, coffee, mahjong etc. A lot of these cases were transferred to hospital directly from quarantine centers. Some of these cases involve colleagues who may have gathered for a meal or colleagues who work in the same establishment.
    24 Cases have no identifiable sources

    ADDITIONAL CASES MENTIONED BY DR. CHUANG
    Direct Marketing Company on Argyle Street:
    Star Global
    4062 - 1 new case
    Indonesian Helper:
    4024 - She is in between jobs at an employment agency in Tsuen Wan with 4 other domestic helpers. CHP believes on the 23rd of July she went to David Cheung Employment Agency Ltd for employment. This agency took the domestic helpers for Covid-19 tests. CHP said of the 5 people tested, only this helper has tested positive. The other 4 helpers will be placed in quarantine.
    DAVID CHEUNG EMPLOYMENT AGENCY LIMITED
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    District:
    Tsuen Wan District
    Address:
    Ground floor, 74 Heung Wo Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories
    With regards to the previous case involving the Indonesia Helpers in boarding houses, CHP is still conducting an investigation and has nothing new to report back on.
    Kwai Chung Freight Terminal:
    4037 - 1 New Case
    Old Age Homes:
    Elderly Home in Kowloon Bay
    Several new cases. At least 3 rooms infected. CHP believe that there is an outbreak in that home and 40 something residents will need to undergo quarantine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckster007:
    CHP PRESS CONFERENCE SUMMARY
    AUGUST 9TH 2020
    Updated at 5:00pm
    Dr. Chuang of CHP announced as of midnight last night there were 72 newly confirmed cases (4009- 4080)
    63 local cases
    39 have links to previous cases
    24 have no identifiable sources yet
    9 are imported
    Preliminary cases on hand as of 4:32pm on August 9th is around 40 cases.
    HOSPITAL AUTHORITY:
    As of 9:00am on August 9 th 2020
    Patients in hospital: 1041 in 19 hospitals (Including Lei Yue Mun and AsiaWorld Expo)
    Patients in critical condition: 41
    Patients in serious condition: 59
    Patients discharged: 92
    Deaths: 51 (2269,2429, 2955 and 3714)

    IMPORTED CASES:
    9- Imported Cases
    4011 - USA - 10th day test positive
    4014 - Gambia
    4015-4020 - Seafarers from Container Ship -Arrived on August 6th from Malaysia - Related to 3929
    4025 - Philippines - Domestic Helper

    LOCAL CASES:
    39 Cases have leads to previous cases:
    Family members who are close contacts and live together: 33
    33 of these cases involve family members who spent time together. This includes meals, coffee, mahjong etc. A lot of these cases were transferred to hospital directly from quarantine centers. Some of these cases involve colleagues who may have gathered for a meal or colleagues who work in the same establishment.
    24 Cases have no identifiable sources

    ADDITIONAL CASES MENTIONED BY DR. CHUANG
    Direct Marketing Company on Argyle Street:
    Star Global
    4062 - 1 new case
    Indonesian Helper:
    4024 - She is in between jobs at an employment agency in Tsuen Wan with 4 other domestic helpers. CHP believes on the 23rd of July she went to David Cheung Employment Agency Ltd for employment. This agency took the domestic helpers for Covid-19 tests. CHP said of the 5 people tested, only this helper has tested positive. The other 4 helpers will be placed in quarantine.
    DAVID CHEUNG EMPLOYMENT AGENCY LIMITED
    å¼µå¤§å‰åƒ±å‚­ä¸­å¿ƒæœ é™å…¬å¸
    District:
    Tsuen Wan District
    Address:
    Ground floor, 74 Heung Wo Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories
    With regards to the previous case involving the Indonesia Helpers in boarding houses, CHP is still conducting an investigation and has nothing new to report back on.
    Kwai Chung Freight Terminal:
    4037 - 1 New Case
    Old Age Homes:
    Elderly Home in Kowloon Bay
    Several new cases. At least 3 rooms infected. CHP believe that there is an outbreak in that home and 40 something residents will need to undergo quarantine.
    and several cases at Kowloon Bay MTR depot reported
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    why dont we hear about uber drivers getting infected when there are so many taxi drivers are?

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    Uber is not legal in HK. No one would state that they are uber drivers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nep:
    Uber is not legal in HK. No one would state that they are uber drivers.
    They usually also have other jobs besides being a Uber driver. Its hard to make a living based on being a Uber driver alone.