The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
As at noon today (April 9), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 90 patients (42 male and 48 female, aged 5 to 86) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
There are 705 patients under isolation currently. So far, 293 patients who had COVID-19 confirmed or probable infection 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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