Food and Environmental Hygiene Department staff arrive at Hong Mei House, where Covid-19 infections have been confirmed. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: social welfare staff at evacuated Hong Kong housing block test negative after exhibiting flu symptoms

  • The six worked at a family service centre in the building, where more than 100 residents were evacuated during the early hours of Tuesday
  • As of Wednesday, one two-person household had still refused to be evacuated from the building
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Food and Environmental Hygiene Department staff arrive at Hong Mei House, where Covid-19 infections have been confirmed. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.

Lilian Cheng

Lilian Cheng

Lilian joined the Post in 2019 as senior reporter covering Hong Kong’s housing, land and development policies. She started her career at Ming Pao in 2010 and was then a principal reporter at i-Cable News. She has won awards for her reporting on a major discovery of Sung relics near the planned To Kwa Wan railway station.