He was also the only imported case reported by Hong Kong authorities on Friday.

The man arrived from the UK via flight BA027 on November 10 and was confirmed positive during the "test-and-hold" arrangement upon arrival at the Hong Kong airport.

He had received two doses of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong on April 8 and April 29, followed by another dose of the vaccine in the UK on November 5.

Over the past fortnight, the SAR reported 40 Covid-19 cases and all of them are imported cases.

The city has so far recorded 12,379 confirmed coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic.