DoJ staff member preliminarily tests positive for COVID-19

     The Department of Justice (DoJ) today (November 28) said a staff member has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.

     The staff member concerned worked at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building. She last came to work on November 26 and has no recent travel history. She has been wearing surgical masks while performing her duties and has properly maintained social distancing with people she has had contact with. Her body temperature was normal when undergoing temperature screening during work.

     Thorough cleaning and disinfection for relevant places at the West Kowloon Law Courts Building has been arranged.

     The DoJ is concerned about the COVID-19 epidemic. The department will continue to remind all staff to strictly comply with the hygienic measures for infectious diseases provided by the Centre for Health Protection. The staff will also be reminded to consult a doctor promptly if they have any discomforting symptoms.

Ends/Saturday, November 28, 2020