Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Coronavirus: South African variant confirmed as Hong Kong’s first local case of mutated strain, transmission linked to hotel door hooks used for meal deliveries

  • Transmission of virus likely to have taken place at quarantine hotel via door hooks used by staff to deliver meal boxes to guests, probe finds
  • Local health authorities also confirm eight new coronavirus cases, including two people who recently arrived from mainland China

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong is on alert over a mutated form of the coronavirus. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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