Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd (HAS) was notified that a staff member has been tested positive for COVID-19 in the evening on 15 December 2020. The company has notified the Airport Authority Hong Kong and relevant authorities, as well as staff via intranet immediately.
The individual responsible for cargo handling at cargo apron and inside aircraft. Staff wore a surgical mask when performing their duties and do not required physical contact with customers. The individual last reported to work on 10 December.
As a precaution, all co-workers in the same working group with the staff have been arranged placed off duty and took throat saliva tests. HAS has arranged thorough cleaning and disinfection of duty offices, rest room and locker room. The company has also notified the Airport Authority Hong Kong the places where the index staff had visited on the last reported duty day.
The health and safety of all working parties is of paramount importance. We will continue to provide regular updates. All staff members are required to wear a face mask and conducted temperature checks. We always remind all staff to maintain good personal hygiene and advise them to seek medical advice immediately if they feel unwell.