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Welfare cases dip 0.2%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload dropped by 459 cases to 199,941 in January, down 0.2% from December last year, the Social Welfare Department announced today.   The total number of recipients was 273,349.   Low-earnings cases registered a month-to-month reduction of 0.8% to 1,568. Unemployment cases fell 0.6% to 17,075.   Single parent cases dropped 0.5% to 20,385. Old age cases dipped 0.3% to 112,032.   Meanwhile, ill-health cases increased 0.3% to 27,817, and permanent disability cases remained steady at 17,164. http://dlvr.it/T32R7Z

1 imported COVID-19 case recorded

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating one additional COVID-19 case involving a 39-year-old man who arrived from South Korea.   A total of 54 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, including one local case with an unknown infection source.   The centre also reminded specified people linked to Port Centre in Aberdeen to undergo testing in accordance with the compulsory testing notice on July 4.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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