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Cluster of Enterovirus cases in Kwong Wah Hospital
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     The spokesperson for Kwong Wah Hospital made the following announcement today (August 23):
     Three baby girls (aged 6 months to 9 months) in the Special Care Baby Unit presented with rash or fever since August 10. Laboratory testing has confirmed detection of Enterovirus. The three babies are still hospitalised under treatment and isolation with stable condition.
     Infection control measures have already been stepped up. All other babies in the ward are under close surveillance.
     The cases have been reported to Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Friday, August 23, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:28
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