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Update on cluster of Adenovirus cases in Caritas Medical Centre
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients in Developmental Disabilities Unit of Caritas Medical Centre infected with Adenovirus, the spokesperson for Caritas Medical Centre made the following update today (July 2):
     One more 2-year-old girl of the unit has presented with fever. Appropriate viral tests were arranged for the patient and the test results were positive for Adenovirus. The patient is being treated under isolation, with stable condition. 
     The hospital has informed the relatives of the patient about the situation. Infection control measures of the ward have been enhanced. All other patients in the ward are under close surveillance.
     The case has been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:52
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