Hong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s streak without local infection comes to an end, while city records 27 new imported cases, most from same flight

  • The sole locally transmitted infection involved a 46-year-old Hongkonger ‘epidemiologically linked’ to two imported cases – her husband and son
  • The imported cases, meanwhile, are the largest number recorded in a single day since 30 infections were logged on June 22
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam TsangHong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong saw its first locally transmitted infection in 18 days confirmed on Wednesday, though the woman involved had been living with two people believed to have brought the coronavirus back from the US. Photo: Sam Tsang
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