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Public hospital daily update on Wuhan-related cases
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at noon today (January 6), in the past 24 hours public hospitals had admitted six patients who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms, including a male patient and a female patient who had attended a general practitioner and a private hospital respectively.
  Hospital Age Gender Condition
1. United Christian Hospital 9 Male Stable
2. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 2 Male Stable
3. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 65 Male Stable
4. Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital 5 Female Stable
5. Prince of Wales Hospital 20 Female Stable
6. Tuen Mun Hospital 41 Female Stable
     The Hospital Authority (HA) has reported the cases and sent the specimens to the Department of Health (DH) for testing. The patients concerned are being treated under isolation. "The patients concerned had not visited wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms. All of them are in stable condition. The HA will keep monitoring the patients' conditions and provide appropriate treatment," the HA Chief Infection Control Officer, Dr Raymond Lai, said.
     Including the above-mentioned cases, public hospitals have reported 21 patient cases to the DH since December 31, 2019. Seven of the patients have been discharged.
Ends/Monday, January 6, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:20
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