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Second OFW domestic worker in Hong Kong confirmed infected with coronavirus


Another Filipino domestic worker has been confirmed infected for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hong Kong, according to the Philippine Consulate General.


"The Hong Kong Health Department officially informed the Consulate General this morning that a 29 year old Filipina has tested positive for COVID-19," the consulate said in a statement.

This bring the Pinay OFW the second who tested positive with COVID-19, which has the same case happened with the first case.

The employer of the Pinay worker also earlier tested positive for COVID-19 infection, according to Hong Kong’s Department of Health - Centre for Health Protection (CHP).


The 29 year old OFW is the 90th case in Hong Kong whose employer is the 85th case. According to CHP, the OFW had no travel history during the incubation period.

The Philippine Consulate General will continue to work to support the Filipino patients in Hong Kong.

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