The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
The Hospital Authority today (May 18) announced information regarding patients who tested positive via admission screening or testing with patients or staff members identified as close contacts and nosocomial COVID-19 infection cases:
The following are the statistics of patients who tested positive via admission screening or by testing in public hospitals with patients or staff members identified as close contacts:
|Hospital/clinic||Number of patients who tested positive||Number of patients identified as close contacts||Number of staff members without appropriate personal protective equipment identified as close contacts|
|North District Hospital||2||2||–|
Thorough cleaning and disinfection operations have been performed in the affected areas by the hospital. The hospital will continue to closely monitor the health condition of patients and staff members, and communicate with the Centre for Health Protection on the latest situation.
There have been no clusters of nosocomial infection cases reported in public hospitals today.
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