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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

14 virus cases in Lai Tin Hse

The Government today announced that 14 positive COVID-19 cases were found in the compulsory testing exercise for the restricted area in Sham Shui Po.   It made a restriction-testing declaration yesterday covering Lai Tin House of Pak Tin Estate.   Fourteen positive cases were detected at the building where about 1,700 people were tested.   Government staff also visited 780 households there and will follow up on those who did not answer the door.
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