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Monday, September 21, 2020, 23:01
HK reports six new virus cases, tally reaches 5,038
By Wang Zhan
Monday, September 21, 2020, 23:01 By Wang Zhan

HONG KONG - Hong Kong saw six new COVID-19 infections on Monday, down from 23 cases recorded a day before, health officials said.  

In a media briefing on Monday afternoon, a Centre for Health Protection (CHP) official said the new infections included four imported cases - three domestic helpers from the Philippines and a 38-year-old man who flew to the city from Togo via Ethiopia. 

The two new local cases included a 60-year-old Filipino domestic helper who lived in Tin Shui Wai and had been to Yuen Long

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The city’s cumulative tally stood at 5,038, the CHP official said.

The two new local cases included a 60-year-old Filipino domestic helper who lived in Tin Shui Wai and had been to Yuen Long. The source of her infection was unknown, the official said. 

The other local case was a family member of a previously confirmed patient and tested positive during quarantine, she added.

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