Clerical and Secretarial Grades staff of CreateHK preliminarily tests positive for COVID-19

Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) under the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau today (July 24) learnt that a Clerical and Secretarial Grades staff tested preliminarily positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The officer is mainly responsible for providing supporting services on the 40th floor of Revenue Tower in Wan Chai. The floor concerned is not a public floor. She last performed duties on July 20.

The officer has no recent travel history. She has been wearing facial masks when performing duties, her body temperature was normal and she has followed relevant disease prevention measures at work. The workplace of the officer concerned, including the common areas, has been fully cleaned and sterilised in accordance with the guidelines of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP).

During the pandemic, CreateHK has been strictly implementing various disease prevention measures, including measuring the body temperature of people entering the office, providing facial masks and other personal protective equipment for staff, and requesting staff to wear facial masks when in contact with others and at public places. Cleaning and sterilising measures for the working environment of the department have also been stepped up.

CreateHK will continue to maintain close liaison with the CHP. It has also reminded its staff to pay attention to personal hygiene and stay vigilant. Staff have been reminded to seek medical advice and inform the department as soon as possible if feeling unwell. 

Friday, July 24, 2020