The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
As at noon today (April 1), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 180 patients (111 male and 69 female, aged one month to 83 years) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
There are 624 patients under isolation currently. So far, 147 patients who had COVID-19 confirmed or probable infections have been discharged upon recovery.
The Hospital Authority will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner.
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