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HK reports no new COVID-19 case for third time in a week

Residents walk along a sidewalk in Hong Kong on July 16, 2021.
(ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong reported no new COVID-19 infection on Saturday for the third time in one week, as the city’s overall tally stood at 11,956.

In a statement, the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health said a total of 18 cases have been reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, including 17 imported infections and one import-related case.

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The center reminded specified people linked to Chung Mei Building, 149-157 Tai Kok Tsui Road in Tai Kok Tsui to undergo mandatory testing in accordance with the compulsory testing notice on Sunday.

A total of 29 patients are currently hospitalized in nine public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre, including one in serious condition, the Hospital Authority said.

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