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HK sees zero local virus infections for fourth straight day

An elderly woman shops for vegetables on a street in the Central district of Hong Kong on April 28, 2021. (PETER PARKS / AFP)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong reported a new imported COVID-19 case on Thursday, the fourth consecutive day that the city had no local infections.

The new imported case involved a 26-year-old woman from Indonesia who stayed at Ramada Hong Kong Harbour View in Sai Ying Pun for quarantine, according to a statement issued by the Centre for Health Protection. The city's tally stood at 11, 828.

Shenzhen reported three imported cases on Thursday, including one involving a woman from Hong Kong

Meanwhile, the neighboring city of Shenzhen reported three imported cases on Thursday, including one involving a woman from Hong Kong. She showed no symptoms of the virus.

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The 18-year-old woman, who had resided in Block 1 of The Belcher’s on Hong Kong Island, went to Shenzhen on May 5, according to Hong Kong’s CHP.

The woman had received her second dose of BioNTech vaccine on May 4.

The center is conducting epidemiological investigations and contact tracing regarding the case.

Shanghai had also identified a patient from Hong Kong on Sunday – a 43-year-old man. The man was first infected in Italy in late February and came to Hong Kong on April 22.

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