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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 7), in the past 24 hours public hospitals had admitted nine patients who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms.
  Hospital Age Gender Condition
1. Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital 10 Female Stable
2. Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital 14 Male Stable
3. Prince of Wales Hospital 8 Male Stable
4. Prince of Wales Hospital 16 Female Stable
5. Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital 8 Male Stable
6. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 6 Female Stable
7. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 33 Female Stable
8. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 49 Male Stable
9. Yan Chai Hospital 32 Male 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 in stable condition and are being treated under isolation. "The patients concerned had not visited wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms. 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 30 patient cases to the DH since December 31, 2019. Thirteen of the patients have been discharged.
Ends/Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:12
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