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HK logs 1 COVID-19 imported case from Saudi Arabia

This photo taken on July 5, 2020 shows a tram with a slogan of “fighting the epidemic together” in Hong Kong. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

HONG KONG – Hong Kong reported one new imported COVID-19 case on Wednesday, pushing the city’s tally to 11,980.

The new patient was a 17-year-old teenager who flew to the city from Saudi Arabia, according to a statement issued by the Centre for Health Protection.

A total of 27 cases have been reported in the past 14 days and all of them are imported cases

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She developed symptoms on Tuesday, the CHP added.

A total of 27 cases have been reported in the past 14 days and all of them are imported cases.

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As of Tuesday, nearly 3.1 million people in Hong Kong have taken at least the first coronavirus vaccine dose, accounting for 45.6 percent of people aged 12 and above. Among them, about 2.3 million have been fully vaccinated, the government said.

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