To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level, a spokesman for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) today (January 26) offered details of additional measures.
The LCSD will, from tomorrow (January 27), close all children's play rooms in the indoor sports centres, the Toy Library and the Children's Multimedia Room of the Hong Kong Central Library, the Children's Discovery Gallery of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and the Children Gallery of Hong Kong Science Museum until further notice.
At the same time, the department has temporarily closed two holiday camps which were converted into quarantine centres for close contact persons.
"We shall keep the situation under review and further enhance the precautionary measures if necessary," the spokesman added.
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