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Coronavirus: woman confirmed as third case of more infectious mutation in Hong Kong; BGI banned from running mobile screening stations after wrongly classifying 27 cases

A domestic worker who recently arrived in Hong Kong from the Philippines has been confirmed as carrying a mutation of the coronavirus, making her the third local case involving the more infectious strain. The woman had completed quarantine at a hotel in Sai Ying Pun where two people staying in an adjacent room were confirmed as carrying the N501Y mutation, raising fears the virus had spread on the floor, health authorities said on Friday. Official announced late at night that all people in the…

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