Filipino working in Lan Kwai Fong tested positive with COVID-19


A 29 year-old male is the latest Filipino to be tested positive with the Coronavirus COVID-19 in Hong Kong. The patient was working in the Lan Kwai Fung area where there are a lot of bars and restaurants.

According to the Center for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health report there are a number of cases that has been directly linked to party hotspots in Lan Kwai Fong.

The HK government is seriously considering to shutdown bars and pubs in the fight against the coronavirus spread.

The Filipino had symptoms of throat pain, coughing and fever before he was confirmed positive.

The Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong is extending all necessary assistance to him according to Consul General Raly Tejada.