Another 6 patients who have been to Wuhan admitted to hospitals today, total patient cases increased to 67


12th January 2020 – (Hong Kong) As at noon today, public hospitals had admitted six patients aged between 8-67 years old in the past 24 hours who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms. 3 of them were diagnosed with seasonal influenza.

Including the above-mentioned cases, the Hospital Authority (HA) has reported 67 patient cases since 31st December, 2019. Specimens of the patients concerned have been sent to the Department of Health for testing. Among all the suspected cases, 51 have been discharged and those patients staying in hospitals are in stable condition.  

1.Queen Elizabeth Hospital56Female
2.United Christian Hospital38Female
3.Queen Mary Hospital13Male
4.Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital8Male
5.Tuen Mun Hospital67Female
6.Tuen Mun Hospital67Male
7.Prince of Wales Hospital10Female

 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.