Hospital Authority receives 60 patient cases related to Wuhan pneumonia since 31st December


11th January 2020 – (Hong Kong)  As at noon today (January 11), public hospitals had admitted seven 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 60 patient cases since 31st December, 2019. Specimens of the patients concerned have been sent to the Department of Health (DH) for testing. Among all the suspected cases, 46 have been discharged and those patients staying in hospitals are in stable condition. 

1.Queen Elizabeth Hospital4Male
2.Queen Elizabeth Hospital7Male
3.Queen Mary Hospital22Female
4.Tseung Kwan O Hospital3Female
5.Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital3Female
6.Tuen Mun Hospital50Female
7.Princess Margaret Hospital8Female

 The HA will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest development and to timely inform the public and healthcare workers the latest information.