Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd (HAS) was notified that a staff member was preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 in the evening on 07 January 2021. 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 departure baggage loading at basement. Staff wore a surgical mask when performing their duties and do not required physical contact with customers. The individual last reported to work on 05 January. As a precaution, all co-workers in the same working group with the staff have been arranged placed off duty and took COVID-19 test. HAS has arranged thorough cleaning and disinfection of the office and rest room where the staff last visited. The company has also notified the Airport Authority Hong Kong immediately the places where the index staff had visited in airport on the last reported duty days for cleaning and disinfection.
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.