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Fraudulent certificates deemed invalid

The Government announced today the COVID-19 vaccination medical exemption certificates issued by seven private doctors will not be accepted and will be deemed invalid from October 12.   According to the information provided by Police, the seven private doctors are involved in its arrest operations to date for allegedly abusing the issuance of medical exemption certificates. The legal proceedings are ongoing for some of those cases.   The Government pointed out that according to the eHealth records, the seven private doctors have issued in total over 20,000 medical exemption certificates which are still within the validity period, accounting for more than half of the medical exemption certificates that are still valid.   It has reasonable grounds to suspect that the private doctors concerned did not properly follow the Department of Health’s guidelines when issuing the medical exemption certificates.   In this regard, the Government will no longer accept the medical exemption ce

HK reports 6 imported virus cases

The Centre for Health Protection today said it is investigating six additional COVID-19 cases, all of which are imported.   Four of the new cases involve mutant strains. While the viral load of one case is insufficient for a mutation test, the mutation test result of the remaining case is pending.   Among the six patients, aged one to 60, three arrived in Hong Kong from high-risk places while the others were from medium-risk places.   Five of them tested positive for the virus during quarantine, including two patients who are close contacts of a previous imported case. The remaining patient tested positive upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport.   Meanwhile, specified people linked to Tower 1, Grand Promenade in Sai Wan Ho are reminded to undergo testing tomorrow in accordance with the compulsory testing notice.   A total of 62 cases were reported in Hong Kong in the past 14 days, one of which is a local case with an unknown infection source and the rest are imported.   For information and health advice on COVID-19, visit the Government's dedicated webpage.
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