Public hospitals daily update on COVID-19 cases

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:

     As at noon today (April 10), public hospitals had reported to the Department of Health the admission of 91 patients (40 male and 51 female, aged 22 months to 79) in the past 24 hours who met the reporting criteria of COVID-19. Appropriate tests have been arranged for the patients.
     There are 708 patients under isolation currently. So far, 309 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/Friday, April 10, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:06