Person who visited Hong Kong Licensing Office of Transport Department tested preliminary positive for COVID-19


     The Transport Department (TD) today (December 13) said the department was notified by the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) today that a person who briefly visited the Hong Kong Licensing Office on the third floor of the United Centre in Admiralty on December 10 had been tested preliminary positive for COVID-19.

     â€‹The TD completed thorough cleaning and sterilisation at the concerned offices in accordance with the CHP's advice, and arranged staff of the concerned offices to undergo COVID-19 testing.

   â€‹ During the COVID-19 epidemic, the TD has been strictly implementing various disease prevention measures, including requesting all members of the public entering the TD's licensing offices to undergo on-the-spot body temperature checks. Any member of the public whose body temperature is higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius or who refuses to undergo a body temperature check will be denied entry to the premises. The staff on site will also request members of the public to wear masks, clean their hands with alcohol-based sanitiser before entering the premises and wear masks at all times in the premises.

     â€‹The TD will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP, actively co-operate with the CHP's quarantine arrangements. The TD has also reminded its staff to pay attention to personal hygiene and stay vigilant. Staff have been reminded to seek medical advice and inform the department as soon as possible if feeling unwell.

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