Updated Situation of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Further to our letter on 15 May 2020, we would like to provide you an update on the local situation of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) and remind you to adhere to stringent infection control measures when serving patients/ clients.
As of 1 June 2020, a new local cluster involving five cases was identified. According to CHP’s investigation, all of them did not have travel history outside Hong Kong within the incubation period. This cluster, together with the earlier cluster involving three cases detected in mid-May, signifies that there are silent/ subclinial local transmissions going on the community and the risk of major community outbreaks exists. In addition, some infected persons may present with mild or non-specific symptoms only, especially during the early stage of disease.
In this connection, we would like to remind healthcare workers to remain vigilant when serving your patients/ clients. If you encounter
patients/ clients with suspicious symptoms, please advise them to seek medical advice promptly for testing of COVID-19 as appropriate. Healthcare workers should adhere strictly to infection control measures at your hospital/ clinic all the times. Please refer to the guidelines published by the CHP for details –
The overall aim of this website is to provide updated information regarding the association to its members and the public. We also hope that through this website, the public will know more about speech therapy, through information posted on the website, especially on channels to go through in order to receive speech therapy.