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Testing exercise finds 30 virus cases

The Government today announced that one indeterminate and 30 positive COVID-19 cases were found in the compulsory testing exercise for the restricted area concerning Yat Mei House, Yau Chui Court in Yau Tong. . It made a restriction-testing declaration yesterday to cover the building where about 930 people were tested.   Government staff also visited around 370 households there and will follow up on those who did not answer the door. http://dlvr.it/SW8kf0

Taxi fares to be raised

The Transport Department announced today that the new fares for urban, New Territories and Lantau taxis will take effect from July 17.   The new flagfall charges for urban, New Territories and Lantau taxis for the first two kilometres will be $27, $23.5 and $22.   Afterwards, incremental charges below $93.5, $74.5 and $175 will be $1.9, $1.7 and $1.7.   Incremental charges above $93.5, $74.5 and $175 will be $1.3, $1.3 and $1.5.   Concerning additional charges, the fare for every piece of baggage carried, except light personal hand baggage carried inside the passenger compartment, will remain at $6.   Additionally, the fares for every animal or bird carried and every hiring arranged through telephone booking will still be $5.   From this Sunday, taxi drivers must display the fare conversion tables issued by the department in the vehicle if the taximeters are yet to be adjusted to display the new fares.   While passengers are required to pay the new fares according to the conversion tables, taxi drivers must state the new fares when they issue receipts to passengers.
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