Hong Kong admits 2 new COVID-19 patients, including man who went to the dentist and barber after showing symptoms
Hong Kong recorded two new COVID-19 infections today, including one guy who apparently went to the dentist and the barber after he began showing symptoms.
Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan of the Center for Health Protection said both of the new coronavirus cases are categorized as imported infections, as both patients had recently been abroad.
Case 1035, a 27-year-old man, traveled to Switzerland and France before returning to Hong Kong on April 21. He gave a deep throat saliva sample at AsiaWorld-Expo but was allowed to go back to his home in Sheung Wan until the results came back. After testing positive, the patient told doctors that he had a cough on March 16 and lost his senses of smell and taste on March 20. However, Chuang said the patient did not consult a doctor prior to his return as his symptoms subsided shortly afterwards. The man’s wife, who did not travel