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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

Officials to attend SZ meeting

Chief Secretary John Lee today led Hong Kong Special Administrative Region representatives to Shenzhen to attend the second meeting on the anti-epidemic work of the Mainland and Hong Kong to be held tomorrow.   The meeting is convened for the purpose of pressing ahead with the gradual and orderly resumption of quarantine-free travel between the Mainland and Hong Kong, the Government said.   Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan, Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit, Under Secretary for Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Clement Woo, and representatives of the Department of Health, the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Security Bureau, the Transport & Housing Bureau and other bureaus and departments will join the meeting.
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