Coronavirus: Hong Kong confirmed 1st case of Pinoy infection

Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, where a Filipina domestic worker is being treated for coronavirus. Photo via Wikimedia Commons



A 32 year old Filipino domestic worker was diagnosed positive of Covid-19. She is now in isoloation at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan.

According to Chuang Shuk-kwan, communicable disease chief at the Center for Health Protection, she has been sick with cough and fever since early this month. Initially, she was tested negative but returned a positive result after three days on Tuesday.

She became Hong Kong’s 61st confirmed case of Covid-19. On Feb. 13, her 67-year-old female employer was diagnosed as 52nd confirmed coronavirus patient.

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