5 more suspected Wuhan pneumonia cases announced by Centre of Health Protection


10th January 2020 – (Hong Kong) As at noon today, public hospitals had admitted five patients in the past 24 hours who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms. The patients concerned had not visited wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms.

Including the above-mentioned cases, the Hospital Authority (HA) has reported 53 patient cases since December 31, 2019. Specimens of the patients concerned have been sent to the Department of Health for testing. Among all the suspected cases, 31 have been discharged and those patients staying in hospitals are in stable condition.  

1.Tseung Kwan O Hospital3Female
2.Tseung Kwan O Hospital34Female
3.United Christian Hospital4Male
4.Princess Margaret Hospital28Female
5.Queen Mary Hospital39Female

 The HA will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers of the latest information in a timely manner.