Hong Kong released quarantined Metropark hotel guests in Wan Chai

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s health authorities Friday evening lifted a quarantine on the Metropark Hotel in Wan Chai.

Quarantine measures which had been imposed on 350 people since the confirmation of a case of human swine influenza (Influenza A H1N1) in Hong Kong on May_1 were removed this evening (May 8), a spokesman for the Department of Health (DH) said.

The people concerned, including guests and staff members of Metropark Hotel in Wan Chai, were the last group of people quarantined in connection with the case.

Two hundred and eight-six of them were staying in the hotel, 61 in Lady MacLehose Holiday Village and three in hospital during the seven-day quarantine period.

The spokesman said all of them had been issued with a medical certificate from the department stating that they have not developed symptoms of human swine influenza A (H1N1) during the quarantine period and are not infectious.

Source: Department of Health, Hong Kong



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