One more 73-year-old patient at Tuen Mun Hospital confirmed as a carrier of VRE


14th October 2021 – (Hong Kong) Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients confirmed to be carriers of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE) in a male Medical and Geriatrics ward, the spokesman for Tuen Mun Hospital gave the following update today:

 In accordance with the prevailing guidelines, the hospital commenced contact tracing and confirmed one more 73-year-old patient as a carrier of VRE. He has been transferred to Castle Peak Hospital earlier with​ stable condition.