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HK sees no local COVID-19 infection for third straight day

A vendor pulls a trolley down a street of a food market in Hong Kong on May 3, 2021. (Peter PARKS / AFP)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong confirmed four imported COVID-19 cases on Monday, marking the third consecutive day of zero local infections.

The four cases involved a 36-year-old woman from India and three women from Indonesia, according to a statement issued by the Centre for Health Protection.

The city’s tally of confirmed cases rose to 11,811, with 210 related deaths

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Of the four patients, only one of the women from Indonesia had COVID-19 symptoms, it added.

Over the past two weeks, Hong Kong recorded 71 new cases, 11 of which were locally transmitted and only one was untraceable.

The city’s tally of confirmed cases rose to 11,811, with 210 related deaths.

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A total of 71 confirmed patients were being treated in 15 public hospitals and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Centre as of Monday, including two patients in critical condition and two others in serious condition, according to the Hospital Authority.