8th January 2020 – (Hong Kong) As at noon today, in the past 24 hours public hospitals had admitted eight patients who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms.
|1.||Caritas Medical Centre||10||Female||Stable|
|2.||Princess Margaret Hospital||6||Female||Stable|
|3.||Prince of Wales Hospital||10||Female||Stable|
|4.||Prince of Wales Hospital||61||Male||Stable|
|5.||Queen Elizabeth Hospital||28||Female||Stable|
|7.||Tin Shui Wai Hospital*||3||Female||Stable|
|8.||Tin Shui Wai Hospital*||15||Female||Stable|
*Cases have been transferred to Tuen Mun Hospital
The Hospital Authority (HA) has reported the cases and sent the specimens to the Department of Health (DH) for testing. The patients concerned are in stable condition and being treated under isolation. “The patients concerned had not visited wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms. The HA will keep monitoring the patients’ conditions and provide appropriate treatment,” the HA Chief Infection Control Officer, Dr Raymond Lai, said.
Including the above-mentioned cases, public hospitals have reported 38 patient cases to the DH since December 31, 2019. Twenty-one of the patients have been discharged.