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Jab service expands to mall

The Government’s outreach team for the first time, set up a temporary vaccination area to provide a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination service at a shopping mall in Kwun Tong today.   Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip inspected its operation and presented prizes to winners of a lucky draw which was held to encourage the public to get vaccinated. He thanked the shopping mall for providing the venue and for joining the Government in promoting the vaccination campaign.   “This is the first time that our outreach service team has provided a COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service at a shopping mall to allow people who wanted to get vaccinated to do so immediately without prior booking.”   He noted that as the Government has started giving out consumption vouchers, citizens may use them at shopping centres.   “I hope that while they go shopping, they can also realise the importance and urgency of getting vaccinated,” he added.   Almost 300 people including shopping mall and offic

8 COVID-19 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating eight additional COVID-19 cases, all of which are locally transmitted.   Among the local cases, three have unknown sources of infection.   One of the unlinked cases involves a 54-year-old staff of Yuen Yuen Nursing Home & Day Care Centre for the Elderly (Shun Lee Estate). She developed fever, sore throat and headache on February 12 and last attended work on February 15.   The other two unlinked cases involve housewives, aged 43 and 49, who sought medical attention at public hospitals on February 16.           A total of 282 cases have been recorded in the past 14 days, including 236 local cases of which 83 are from unknown sources.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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