One dead after 30 arrivals from Africa infected with malaria - News Summed Up

One dead after 30 arrivals from Africa infected with malaria


A total of 30 people traveling to Hong Kong from Africa were found infected with malaria, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said on Thursday. One of them has died from malaria in quarantine, while four others are in serious condition in the intensive care unit. The CHP recorded a total of 30 imported malaria cases involving 30 male patients aged 25 to 57 arriving in Hong Kong from July 1 to August 1, among which 21 of them arrived from Guinea, Africa. It was understood that all the 30 came from the same Chinese company and had worked in Africa and are returning to the mainland via Hong Kong. They were found with malaria when undergoing quarantine at hotels including the Silka Seaview Hotel, Hotel COZi Oasis, and the Panda Hotel.


Source: The Standard August 05, 2022 01:27 UTC



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