Mass Covid testing for Hung Hom hotel staff

Health authorities have ordered more than 200 staff at a hotel in Hung Hom to get tested for Covid-19 after another staff member there came down with the infection.

Officials said a customer service officer at the Harbourfront Horizon has contracted the virus following the infection of a repairman there.

The two staff had not come into close contact.

Last month, more than 80 security guards of the hotel were sent to a quarantine centre after six guards tested positive.

Albert Au from the Centre for Health Protection said the risk facing hotel guests is low, but cannot be ruled

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WARMINGTON: Man in forced detention in a Canada COVID hotel

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He’s effectively incarcerated.

“It feels like that,” he said. “I don’t have any say in it.”

The worst part is before he left from visiting a friend in North Carolina, he got a COVID-19 test as required by new rules.

“It cost me $130,” he said. “I tested negative.”

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Duesing said his ordeal began when the Public Health Agency of Canada didn’t accept this rapid test and ordered him detained until the results of their own test were known. The agency did not respond to the Sun‘s

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Explosion levels lakeside hotel in Greece; no injuries

THESSALONIKI, Greece — A large night-time explosion leveled a three-story lakeside hotel just outside the northern Greek town of Kastoria early Thursday, authorities said. The hotel was closed and empty at the time, and no injuries were reported.

The explosion occurred at around 1:30 a.m., destroying the 80-room facility located about four kilometers (2.5 miles) outside of Kastoria. The reason for the blast was unclear, but authorities said they suspected a gas leak.

Iordanis Michailidis, head of the Union of Hotel Owners of Kastoria, said the sound of the blast reached the town of Kastoria, where he lives, and was

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Sarasota City Leaders Say They Need More Input Before Placing New Rules on ‘Hotel Houses’

For over a year, residents of Sarasota’s beach communities have asked the city to regulate “hotel houses” — large homes targeting groups of vacationers.

A recent public hearing at the City Commission offered no immediate solutions.

Residents have complained about problems with new large vacation properties being rented in their neighborhoods. The properties can accommodate 20 guests or more. Homeowners like Bob Zimmerman of Lido Key say they attract loud parties and traffic problems.

“I think these properties place most everyone in a bad position,” he told commissioners. “They affect the property manager who has to deal with irate residents,

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Olympia mayor calls forcible occupation of hotel ‘domestic terrorism’

City officials in Olympia, Wash., on Tuesday condemned the actions of activists aligned with the group Oly Housing Now, after the forcible occupation of a hotel over the weekend to demand pandemic housing for the homeless, according to a report.

“I’m calling this crime an act of domestic terrorism,” Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby said at a city council meeting on Tuesday, according to the Olympian.

The group of approximately 45 people barged into the Downtown Olympia Red Lion Hotel around 11 a.m. local time Sunday “armed with items such as hatchets, batons, knives and had gasmasks, helmets, and goggles 

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