Authorities suspected of concealing the outbreak at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge port

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Hong Kong Government has admitted that three to four cleansing workers at the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge port have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. Apple Daily pointed out that zhang Zhujun, director of the center’s infectious disease Division, disclosed the above facts under the questioning of reporters on The 13th, some people questioned the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge port is the gateway between Hong Kong and Hong Kong, the location is sensitive, the center should be announced immediately, but the center was not released under questioning, there is a sense of concealement.

Zhang pointed out that the first patient of the group was a 52-year-old woman. She fell ill on December 2, but went to work on December 5. In other words, she went to work on December 4 when she was ill. The centre still knows how many people are close contacts.

Mr Cheung said the first case had been confirmed on December 10 and other workers had also been confirmed. By December 13, there had been a total of three to four initial confirmed cases. She pointed out that there were a large number of small outbreaks involving three to four patients, and the risk of infection was high due to the travelling and high exposure to people and public objects, such as cleaning; They infect colleagues in locker rooms and other places, and the chances of causing an outbreak are relatively high. However, due to the large number of such groups, the centre will not release all the details for the time being.

According to apple Daily, which cited photos from a Facebook group, it can be seen that as early as December 11, there were already personnel at the disinfection port area. Some people question that Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao bridge port is the gateway between Hong Kong and Hong Kong, the location is sensitive, the center should be announced immediately, but the center in the cross-examination before the announcement, there is a sense of concealment.

The report quoted Shirely (pseudonym), a former employee of the cleaning contractor, as saying that, counting the first female cleaner diagnosed, a total of four employees have been diagnosed so far. One of them who was diagnosed today is the night watch supervisor, who is in charge of the night watch staff, and two other confirmed female employees, including the first confirmed female employee, belong to the lobby group. There are more than 60 night cleaners at the port, and 49 people are required to work every day and night, she said. As far as she knows, the supervisor of the night watchman was not feeling well on Wednesday and Thursday, and he still went to work with illness. He was also responsible for supervising the cleaning of the port on the 11th day before, and did not ask for sick leave until the 12th day.

S: Well, the cleaners all share the same canteen, men’s and women’s changing rooms in the morning, afternoon and evening. She revealed that the male supervisor even though sick, still go to work as usual, together with night watch staff to eat. She pointed out that although the company had set a limit of 10 people to eat together, they ignored it, with about 20 people eating at a time. There are several tables in the room, and there is a plastic board between each table, but four or five people sit at the same table, so the barrier is limited, and sometimes the staff will exchange it She said the night Watch had been suspended and all staff had to be tested for the virus. It was still unknown how many people had to be quarantined.