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Coronavirus Hong Kong: city on fifth-wave alert after infection of airport VIP lounge worker ends streak of zero local cases

An airline VIP lounge worker suspected to be infected by transit flight passengers has ended Hong Kong’s nearly two-week run of zero local coronavirus cases, prompting officials to issue a warning of a fifth Covid-19 wave.The 47-year-old woman’s untraceable infection, confirmed to be from the more transmissible Delta variant, came as an expert concluded the origin of another recent case centred on a quarantine hotel. The hotel case, involving a domestic helper, had sparked talks of revamped…

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