Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at noon today (March 14), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 58 patients (30 male and 28 female, aged 2 to 91) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
     There are 121 patients under isolation currently. So far, 81 patients who had COVID-19 confirmed or probable infection have been discharged upon recovery.
     The Hospital Authority 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/Saturday, March 14, 2020
Issued at HKT 18:58