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Coronavirus: tests link Hong Kong airport worker’s infection to four previously imported cases from Russia

Genetic analysis of an airport porter’s Covid-19 infection, which ended Hong Kong’s 33-day streak of zero community cases, found that the virus was related to four previously imported cases from Russia, health officials said on Tuesday.They said the worker, 50, could have caught the virus from undiagnosed aircrew. The man, whose infection was confirmed on Sunday, was also revealed to be carrying the more infectious Delta variant, which the World Health Organization expects to become the…

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