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Hong Kong reports 16 new COVID-19 cases

Citizens wearing face masks take a walk at a park in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

HONG KONG, March 7 (Xinhua) — Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090.

The new cases included 13 local infections, of which five had an unknown origin. The three imported cases were from the United States and Canada. There were also less than 10 cases testing positive for COVID-19 preliminarily, according to the CHP.

According to Hong Kong's Hospital Authority, 213 COVID-19 patients are currently being treated in public hospitals, the community treatment facility at AsiaWorld-Expo, and the North Lantau Hospital Hong Kong Infection Control Center, among which 13 patients are in critical condition. Enditem

 

Citizens wearing face masks are seen at a sidewalk in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

Citizens wearing face masks are seen on a street in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

Workers wearing face masks deliver commodities in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

Citizens wearing face masks take a walk at a park in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

Citizens wearing face masks view blooming flowers at a park in south China's Hong Kong, March 7, 2021. Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, taking its total tally to 11,090. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)

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