The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 20) that a security guard working at Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool was confirmed to have been infected with human swine influenza. He developed flu symptoms on August 18 and has been on sick leave since that day.
The department said that the concerned staff member would resume duty only upon full recovery. It has also informed staff at the venue of his condition and notified the public by posting up notices at the venue.
The venue is operating as normal. Staff have been advised to seek medical consultation if they have any flu symptom. Cleaning and disinfection of the public areas at the venue, the concerned staff member's work areas and commonly touched surfaces have been arranged to prevent the spread of the disease.
Ends/Thursday, August 20, 2009