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Update on cluster of Influenza A cases in Tseung Kwan O Hospital
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients infected with Influenza A in a male medical ward, the spokesperson for Tseung Kwan O Hospital made the following update today (July 15):
     Two more male patients (aged 63 and 73) in the same ward presented with upper respiratory tract symptoms. Virological tests were positive for Influenza A. One patient is being treated under isolation with stable condition, while the other had recovered and been discharged.
     Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to the established guidelines. All other patients in the ward are under close surveillance. The cases have been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Monday, July 15, 2019
Issued at HKT 19:10
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