Health workers hampered by high density and insanitary conditions; residents move en masse to Treasure Hotel in Taipa.
Officials reveal police will take over security duties in quarantine hotels; plans in hand for special arrangements for local residents returning from high-risk areas.
Patient is the sixth security guard infected by imported-related Covid-19.
Patient is a 37-year-old Hong Kong woman, who travelled extensively in Europe and the Middle East over the summer.
The government has rebooked the 270-room Regency Art Hotel – which is located on Taipa Island – and will be used as a government-designated hotel for quarantine starting tomorrow.
The Treasure Hotel, which had been used for medical observation since March 21, has been emptied today.
Treasure Hotel in Taipa island — adjacent to Golden Crown China Hotel — front of the airport terminal, is the 6th to be used as a quarantine hotel.