The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout
The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus Hong Kong

Suspected sex worker arrested in Hong Kong sparks difficult police contact-tracing effort after testing positive for Covid-19

  • The origin of the woman’s infection is still unknown, and could have been a client, police source says, while others may have been exposed by her in turn
  • Four police officers, six immigration staff and six people the woman shared a cell with in detention have already been quarantined

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout
The Oriental Lander Hotel in Mong Kok, where a suspected sex worker who later tested positive for Covid-19 was arrested last week. Photo: Handout
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