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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 14), public hospitals have admitted three patients in the past 24 hours who have been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with fever, respiratory infection or pneumonia symptoms. The patients concerned have not visited wet markets in Wuhan before the onset of symptoms.
     Including the above-mentioned cases, the Hospital Authority (HA) has reported 71 patient cases since December 31, 2019. Specimens of the patients concerned have been sent to the Department of Health (DH) for testing. Among all the suspected cases, 60 have been discharged and those patients staying in hospitals are in stable condition. 
  Hospital Age Gender
1. Princess Margaret Hospital 21 Female
2. Queen Elizabeth Hospital 34 Male
3. United Christian Hospital 16 Male
     The HA will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner.

Ends/Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:05
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